University of Phoenix owner's sale clears a crucial hurdle

The Higher Learning Commission, a college accreditation agency, has cleared the way for the $1.1 billion sale of Apollo Education Group, owner of the University of Phoenix, Western International University and College for Financial Planning, to a group of investors.

Southern Illinois university wants national honor society for military, veteran students

Southern Illinois University Edwardsville has launched SALUTE, a national honor society that honors military and veteran students for their service and academic performance.

Former students fight for a stake in ITT Educational Services bankruptcy

The group is asserting claims against the company of consumer protection violations and breach of contract, and asks for class-wide status to cover anyone who attended ITT Tech in the past 10 years.

Virginians who attended defunct for-profit colleges eligible for loan forgiveness

Virginia Attorney General Mark Herring on Tuesday said his office is notifying some 5,300 people who attended a chain of defunct for-profit colleges of their eligibility for federal student loan forgiveness.

For-profit college students make a last-ditch attempt at faster debt relief

A coalition of people who say they were defrauded by Corinthian Colleges, ITT Technical Institutes, Art Institutes and other for-profit colleges are urging the Obama administration to cancel their debt before Donald Trump takes office.