The Economic Standard: Proprietary Colleges Crackdowns Will Harm Students

Over the past ten years, proprietary colleges have become the boogeyman of the modern American education system. Critics routinely contend that these institutions “frequently charge their students too much in tuition while delivering too little in education and opportunities.” As a result federal regulators have proposed several regulations that would discriminate against proprietary schools, harm traditionally underserved […]

ACI Files Testimony with The Department of Education Regarding Proprietary Colleges

As advocates for quality education and school choice for all Americans, we commend the Department’s efforts to safeguard the quality of educational options available to students. When it comes to considering any changes to the 90/10 rule, we urge you to consider the full extent of ramifications that could potentially be at odds with the […]

New Study: Discriminatory Regulations in Higher Education and the Role of Proprietary Colleges

Discriminatory Regulations in Higher Education and the Role of Proprietary Colleges While proprietary higher-educational institutions are facing increased public and political scrutiny, those at the center of the debate ignore important empirical evidence that points to a broader function of these institutions in the American education system. This study examines the role proprietary colleges play in […]