Seeking a fresh start, battered for-profit colleges give themselves a new name

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Enrollment at for-profit schools has plummeted by 26 percent since its peak in 2009. The parent company of the Art Institute is shuttering 15 campuses. Two big companies, Kaplan and DeVry, quit APSCU last year. In this April 28, 2015 file photo, students wait outside Everest College in Industry, Calif., hoping to get their transcripts and information on loan forgiveness and transferring credits to other schools.

Some colleges seek radical solutions to survive

The Hechinger Report

One way is through acquisitions like the one his university made of the Claremont School of Theology in California, or CST, which is being moved to the Salem, Oregon, campus of Willamette, just as private companies consolidate to increase their size and cost-effectiveness. Pace University, for example, has a deal with AT&T, Verizon and a coalition of other companies to train network technicians in the telecommunications industry.

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She also holds two Master of Science Degrees in Higher Education minoring in Teaching and Learning and Online Technology from Kaplan University now Purdue University. In 2013 Candy received the honor of being awarded Educator-of-the-Year at the Maryland Campus of Kaplan University. He then got his Bachelors in Networking and Telecommunication from DeVry University, and while going to school worked for a company that helpe larger organizations relocate and setup new computer systems.

Education Technology and the 'New' For-Profit Higher Education

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Court filings from the fraud trial did provide some insights into how Trump University operated – high-pressure sales tactics detailed in the the company’s “ playbooks ” that revealed how Trump University employees sold its course packages – these cost up to $35,000 – targeting vulnerable populations in particular and feeding on their socioeconomic anxieties. million from the company between 2010 and 2015 before he stepped down from his role there.

The 100 Worst Ed-Tech Debacles of the Decade

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Without revenue the company will go away. Or the company will have to start charging for the software. Or it will raise a bunch of venture capital to support its “free” offering for a while, and then the company will get acquired and the product will go away. (It’s