Monthly Archives: June 2011

The Implications of the New Gainful Employment Rule

By Dr. Peter P. Smith, Senior Vice President, Kaplan Higher Education The 6/21/11 edition of the Chronicle of Higher Education contains a thoughtful essay by Frank Donahue on the new gainful employment rule. Donahue moves past the “won-lost” argument (i.e. … Continue reading

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How Honest Should we be to College Students?

By Watson Scott Swail, President & CEO, Educational Policy Institute/EPI International This week at EPI’s International Conference on Student Success (Retention 2011), I attended a session by Tom Mortenson, Senior Scholar at The Pell Institute and editor of Postsecondary Opportunity. … Continue reading

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Understanding Student Departure

By Watson Scott Swail, President & CEO, Educational Policy Institute/EPI International I write today from Philadelphia, PA and the Student Financial Aid Research Network Conference, a conference I have attended for the past 15 years. This event brings together policy … Continue reading

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