Senators Renew Scrutiny of For-Profit Colleges' Recruitment of Veterans

For-profit colleges were back on the defensive in the U.S. Senate on Tuesday, three years after the chairman of the education committee began a bruising investigation into the sector.

At a hearing before the Homeland Security and Government Affairs Committee, lawmakers and witnesses accused the colleges of aggressively recruiting military veterans and members of the armed services to skirt existing limits on federal aid—a now-familiar charge. The speakers argued, as they have in