In the news lately over its ties to the Clinton family, Laureate Education seems to be reaping the benefits of a substantially different business model.
The Higher Learning Commission said it did not allow "for the separate school-corporation and service-corporation model." The university harshly criticized the decision but said it would not question the outcome.
Most accreditors have connections to institutions similar to the ones they oversee. Here’s how those connections play out in the for-profit sector, where regulators have come under intense scrutiny.
Four higher-education companies converted to nonprofit status but now act like "covert for-profits," a report says.