“As these tough economic times continue, Americans are looking to proprietary colleges and vocational programs for the education and skills necessary to gain a competitive edge in a tight job market. The red tape and bureaucracy associated with the so-called ‘gainful employment’ regulation would have severely limited students’ academic options and made it impossible for Read more

While he was asking the U.S. Department of Education to ease up on proposed regulations that would affect the for-profit college industry, Minnesota Republican Congressman John Kline accepted $4,500 in campaign contributions from sources related to the industry, according to data included in a report by the investigative reporting Web site ProPublica. Kline, the ranking Republican on Read more