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” Via The Economic Times : “Startups in student-lending sector see dropouts, but some score too.” Kaplan Inc has agreed to acquire the College for Financial Planning from Apollo Education Group. Looks like Kaplan Inc isn’t getting out of for-profit higher ed altogether, even with the sale of Kaplan University to Purdue.). “ Big data could solve the college-dropout problem ,” says The Washington Post.

The mindboggling barriers that colleges create — and that end up hurting their own students

The Hechinger Report

Nancy Lee Sanchez, in red, executive director of the Kaplan Educational Foundation, with students she advises. I think the majority of higher education is complacent” about their dropouts, he said.

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An op-ed in Inside Higher Ed from EAB’s Melanie Hoe : “What the Purdue-Kaplan Deal Means for You.” ” Via Education Dive : “The Purdue-Kaplan Earthquake.” ” Student workers at the University of Chicago’s library have voted to unionize. (National) Education Politics. “To Understand Betsy DeVos ’s Educational Views, View Her Education,” says The New York Times.