Who's regulating for-profit schools? Execs from for-profit colleges
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This story was co-published with The Chronicle of Higher Education. College accreditors have come under scrutiny recently for allowing for-profit schools to collect billions in federal aid despite low graduation and high default rates. Accreditors are supposed to be watchdogs for college quality. They are not government agencies but colleges need an accreditor’s seal of approval…