For-Profits Spend Heavily to Fend Off New Rule

Andi Stempniak for The Chronicle

Dawn Connor, a veterinary-technology student at Globe U. who leads a student-lobbying group supported by the Career College Association: "I just want to get it out there that there are so many students who have had a positive experience."
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For-profit colleges, under attack in Congress and faced with regulation that could ravage their revenues, are staging an aggressive, but increasingly hopeless, campaign to ward off legislation and defeat a proposed rule.

In recent weeks, their...

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