2 Years On, For-Profit Colleges' Code of Conduct Is Nowhere to Be Found

In 2011 for-profit higher-education companies unveiled plans to develop a voluntary code of conduct—a response to critics who argued for reining in an industry they considered prone to abuses of students.

Today hardly any trace of the effort can be found.

The Foundation for Educational Success, which was coordinating the effort, no longer exists, said Stephen White, vice president for