Congress

Congressional Research Service:  An Overview of Accreditation of Higher Education in the U.S. (March 2017)

U.S. Senate Committee on Homeland Security & Government Affairs, Staff Report for Ranking Member Tom Carper, Education Denied: The Importance of Assisting Veterans Harmed by School Closures (Oct. 2016)

U.S. Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor & Pensions:  "Is the New GI Bill Working?  For-Profit Colleges Increasing Veteran Enrollment and Federal Funds":  U.S. Senate Findings on For-Profit Colleges & the Post-9/11 G.I. Bill (2014)

U.S. Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor & Pensions:  Executive Summary: For Profit Higher Education: The Failure to Safeguard the Federal Investment and Ensure Student Success (2012

U.S. Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor & Pensions:  For-Profit Higher Education: The Failure to Safeguard the Federal Investment & Ensure Student Success (2012)

U.S. Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor & Pensions:  PowerPoint Slides on GI Bill & For-Profit Colleges (2012)

U.S. Education Department Data on For-Profit Colleges' Violation of 90/10 Law

U.S. Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor & Pensions:  Recruiting Training Manuals from Top for-Profit Colleges (2012)

U.S. Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor & Pensions: Department of Defense Data Reveals For-Profit Colleges Are Taking in the Bulk of Military Education Benefits (2012)

U.S. Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor & Pensions:  Charts on Defense Department & For-Profit Colleges (2012)

U.S. Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor & Pensions:  Benefitting Whom? For-Profit Education Companies and the Growth of Military Educational Benefits (2011)


US Government Accountability Office



Department of Veterans Affairs Reports

U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs, Veterans Economic Communities Initiative Pilot: 2016 Report & Highlights (Jan. 2017)

U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs, The Veterans' Advisory Committee on Education: Recommendations (March 2016)

U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs GI Bill Feedback System (VA's report on student complaints in FY 2014) (January 2015)


Department of Education Reports

U.S. Department of Education, National Center for Education Statistics, A Profile of the Enrollment Patterns and Demographics of Undergraduates at For-Profit Institutions (March 2017)

U.S. Department of Education, New Analysis Finds Many For-Profit Colleges Skirt Federal Funding Limits: 90/10 Data Released (Dec. 2016)

U.S. Department of Education 90/10 data on colleges' abuse of GI Bill and DOD student funds (Dec. 2016)

U.S. Department of Education, National Center for Education Statistics, A Profile of Military Undergraduates (statistics on military, veteran, and dependent college students) (July 2016)


Other Government Reports

US Congressional Research Service:  The Closure of Institutions of Higher Education:  Student Options, Borrower Defense, and Implications (June 2017)

US Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, Office of Servicemember Affairs, Charting our Course Through the Military Life Cycle (May 2017)

U.S. Federal Trade Commission Staff Perspective on Lead Generation (deceptive websites that sell personal information) (Sept. 2016)


Non-Governmental Reports

US Public Interest Research Group, Protecting Those Who Serve: How the CFPB Safeguards Military Members and Veterans from Abuse in the Financial Marketplace (2017)

Consumer Federation of America:  Impact of the Financial CHOICE Act on Military Families (2017)

Student Veterans of America: National Veteran Education Success Tracker: A Report on the Academic Success of Student Veterans Using the Post-9/11 GI Bill (2017)

The Century Foundation Vietnam Vets and a New Student Loan Program Bring New College Scams:  The Cycle of Scandal at For-Profit Colleges (2017)

The Century Foundation Truman, Eisenhower, and the First GI Bill Scandal (2017)

The Century Foundation The Reagan Administration's Campaign to Rein in Predatory For-Profit Colleges (2017)

TheCentury Foundation When George H. W. Bush "Cracked Down" on Abuses at For-Profit Colleges (2017)

CNA for the Office of the Undersecretary of Defense, Personnel and Readiness: Population Representation in the Military Services: Fiscal Year 2015 Summary Report (2017)

Yale Law School VA's Failure to Protect Veterans from Deceptive College Recruiting Practices (2016)

The Century Foundation: Covert For-Profit: How College Owners Escape Oversight through a Regulatory Blind Spot (2015)

National Bureau of Economic Research Evaluating Student Outcomes at For-Profit Colleges (2012)

David Deming, Claudia Goldin & Lawrence Katz, The For-Profit Post-Secondary School Sector: Nimble Critters or Agile Predators? American Economic Association Journal of Economic Perspectives (2012)