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The Chronicle of Higher Education: Are Demographics Destiny? Student Advocates and For-Profit Colleges Disagree

By Kelly Field

“Student and consumer groups, worried that the Education Department is considering softening its proposed ‘gainful employment’ rule, are challenging a study that suggests that demographics drive student outcomes. In a brief published on Wednesday, the group Young Invincibles argues that the study, which was commissioned by the Association of Proprietary Colleges and published in May, suffers from methodological flaws and a ‘biased framing of the results.'” Read more here.