Year-Old Code of Conduct Makes Slow Progress Among For-Profit Colleges

One year after leaders of for-profit colleges unveiled plans for a voluntary code of conduct for their industry, not one additional college has joined the group beyond the original 16 college companies, and its promised "student protection Web site, establishing useful resources for students," is nowhere to be found.

The Foundation for Educational Success, which is coordinating the code of conduct, is a successor to the Coalition for Educational Success, an organization that was