Some politicians in Washington are waging a concerted and deceitful effort to make it difficult for private, for-profit and non-profit colleges to exist. Colleges and universities that offer career-specific degrees are a top priority for their detractors, even though these institutions meet the unique needs of non-traditional students, returning veterans, and single moms.
A handful of partisan Democrats will not end their war against for-profit and non-profit schools which offer students and their families an alternative to a traditional four-year college or university. We know that students learn differently and have a variety of different professional goals, therefore, it’s important for students to exercise their choice in post-high school education options.
For the past two years, the Department of Education, under a new regime, has been reevaluating the current rules and regulations governing for-profit and nonprofit colleges. As a result, some in the Senate and House of Representatives are employing different tactics in their battle against… (Continue reading)