For-Profit Schools: ‘Agile Predators’ or Just Business Savvy? | 1/9/2012
Time highlights findings from CAPSEE’s for-profit study, considering whether for-profit institutions are predatory or merely capitalizing on the increased demand for college degrees.
For-Profit College Students Face Higher Debt, More Unemployment, Report Finds | 1/4/2012
An article in The Huffington Post provides detailed coverage of CAPSEE’s research on the student-loan debt and employment outcomes of students at for-profit colleges versus public or private nonprofit schools.
Study Finds Mixed Results for Students Attending For-Profit Colleges | 1/3/2012
The Chronicle of Higher Education highlights results from a study on for-profit colleges by David Deming, Claudia Goldin, and Lawrence Katz. The study found that students attending for-profit colleges are more likely to persist through their first year and graduate from short-term programs than their counterparts in public or private nonprofit colleges; however, employment outcomes after graduation were weaker for the former group.
Building a Qualified Workforce for the Future: New Trends in Higher Education | 12/14/2011
CAPSEE’s Claudia Goldin appeared on an episode of The Diane Rehm Show focused on higher education in the United States; among other issues, she spoke about CAPSEE’s findings on for-profit institutions.
Questions of Quality | 12/7/2011
Inside Higher Ed covers research found in a forthcoming study on for-profit education by David Deming, Claudia Goldin, and Lawrence Katz. Preliminary results of the study, part of CAPSEE’s The Role of the For-Profit Sector in Higher Education project, indicate that while for-profits have certain strengths compared to community colleges, there are many areas where for-profits do not match the strengths of community colleges.