'Gainful Employment' Negotiations to Be Extended

Responding to complaints that it was regulating in a vacuum, the Education Department agreed late Wednesday to a third negotiating session over its controversial "gainful employment" rule.

Just minutes before the second, and final, session was set to end, John Kolotos, the department's representative on the rule-making panel, announced that the group would meet again, for a daylong session in December, to discuss a delayed analysis of the proposal.

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