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By Guilbert C. Hentschke,Vicente M. Lechuga,William G. Tierney,Marc Tucker

“For-profit better schooling is exploding within the U.S. and around the globe. This has produced a torrent of rhetorical claims from advocates and rivals, little of that's established in proof. eventually, a good minded and complete exam of this phenomenon through a staff of best thinkers and researchers. This e-book is a jewel, needs to interpreting for coverage makers, practitioners and students of upper schooling, even if within the for-profit or not-for-profit sectors.” ?Arthur Levine, President, Woodrow Wilson nationwide Fellowship origin, and President Emeritus, lecturers College

This booklet deals a clear-eyed and balanced research of for-profit schools and universities, reviewing their heritage, company recommendations, and administration practices; environment them within the context of industry stipulations, the framework of public coverage and govt laws; and viewing them within the mild of the general public good.

Individual chapters variously discover FPCU’s governance, how they enhance classes and courses, and how they outline school paintings; current findings from in-depth interviews with part-time and full-time school to appreciate how exterior forces and the critical of revenue new release have an effect on college roles and duties of college; examine coverage concerns that impact FPCUs, together with federal rules and oversight, responsibility and overview, and the felony and regulatory matters FPCUs face across the world; and at last deal with the thought of educational freedom and the distribution of public monies to FPCUs.

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