The Bane and Boon of For-Profit Colleges | 2/25/2012
The New York Times looks at the outcomes of for-profit colleges, the needs they meet, and how they may be affected by the Education Department’s proposed “gainful employment” rules. CAPSEE’s David Deming is quoted in the article.
Job Success of For-Profit College Grads Falls Behind Others | 2/23/2012
Education Week details CAPSEE’s findings on the employment outcomes graduates of for-profits, compared with similar students at community colleges and public and private institutions.
Graduates of For-Profits Lag Behind Their Peers in Earnings and Employment, Study Finds | 2/22/2012
Research on for-profit colleges by CAPSEE’s David Deming, Claudia Goldin, and Lawrence Katz is summarized in The Chronicle of Higher Education.
The Actual Careers That Result From Career Colleges | 2/22/2012
CAPSEE’s research findings on the job outcomes of students who attend for-profit colleges are featured in Washington Monthly.
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.
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