Commentary/Editorial

Make the Department of Education Fair Again: An Open Letter to our Next Secretary of Education

The views, opinions or positions expressed by the author and those providing comments are theirs alone, and do not necessarily reflect the views, opinions or positions of Career Education Review. By Glenn Bogart, J.D. Dear Secretary-Designate DeVos: I’m writing on behalf of the for-profit college sector. This is what they would say to you if More Info »

DeVos: Obama Administration ‘Failed Miserably’ at Improving Education

2016 Proprietary Higher Education Review: “Have you Tried Rebooting?”

By Tony Guida, Partner, Education Group of Duane Morris LLP
The 2016 presidential election was the equivalent of a “reboot” of the political landscape and creates an opportunity for a more predictable and prosperous future for the proprietary education sector. While rebooting works surprisingly well to fix problems for technology, the when, the how, and maybe even the why of the fixes for the sector will not be known until well into 2017.

Make the Department of Education Fair Again: An Open Letter to our Next Secretary of Education

Postsecondary Education in Crisis

By Mitch Talenfeld, CEO, MDT Marketing
Talenfeld recently earned his college degree after almost 44 years of on-again, off-again classes. He tells his story about his experiences, which are contrary to the narrative that has been making recent headlines – a narrative that is about to destroy private-sector career education.

Make the Department of Education Fair Again: An Open Letter to our Next Secretary of Education

2015 Proprietary Higher Education Overview: “There must be a pony in here somewhere!”

By Tony Guida, Partner, Duane Morris LLP
2015 was a chaotic year for the proprietary higher education sector. And it wasn’t pretty. An increase in announced federal and state investigations and sanctions, the messy closure of Corinthian Colleges, widespread campus closures, and declining enrollments have all served to cast the sector in a negative light and raise questions about the sustainability of the for-profit college sector.

Make the Department of Education Fair Again: An Open Letter to our Next Secretary of Education

The Selective use of Data to Demonize For-Profit Colleges and Distort Their Contribution to Higher Education

By Henry Herzing, Ph.D.(hc), MBA, MSEE, President, Herzing College, Co-founder and Chancellor Emeritus, Herzing University
A recent release from the Association of Private Sector Colleges and Universities (APSCU) highlighted that the private sector of higher education accounted for 16 percent of the degrees and certificates awarded in the country.

Make the Department of Education Fair Again: An Open Letter to our Next Secretary of Education

Free Community College for All is a Bad Idea for America

The following is a research paper submitted by a career college student who formally attended a community college.
On January 9, 2015, in The State of the Union Address, President Obama announced his plan to make community college free for all Americans, which appeared for many as a bold step towards leveling the playing field between the rich and the poor.

Make the Department of Education Fair Again: An Open Letter to our Next Secretary of Education

What Happened to Commonsense in Education?

By Dennis Spisak, Founder and President, DJSpisak Consulting
The career college sector has been in the cross hairs of the federal government, state governments, and consumer protection agencies for the last couple of years. Their motivation appears to be looking out for the best interests of students in our schools and making sure government funding is spent wisely and carefully in protection of taxpayers.

Make the Department of Education Fair Again: An Open Letter to our Next Secretary of Education