Notes in the Margins: A news roundup

Stop pushing: Some for-profit colleges are resisting federal attempts to tighten regulations on their industry.

Gaming the system: One Web site lets college students bet on what grades they’ll make.

So long, fun summers: College students are turning increasingly to community college summer courses to rack up cheap credits.

Why did I study this, again? Sociologists have found declining rates of satisfaction with … degrees in sociology.