Compensation in the Spotlight

The Education Department takes another look at how colleges pay recruiters

Julie Albertson is one of the plaintiffs in a false-claims lawsuit that accuses the U. of Phoenix of illegally compensating its recruiters for enrolling students.
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Investment analysts have been on edge since President Obama took office, worried that the new administration would ramp up government oversight of the for-profit higher-education sector. Their fears deepened this spring, when the Education Department...

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