January 20, 2014
The Young Invincibles Grow Up
Lexey Swall for The Chronicle
It's the final day of negotiations over the controversial "gainful employment" rule, and Rory O'Sullivan, the sole student representative on the panel, is getting frustrated.
For weeks leading up to the December hearing, he has been politely urging the U.S. Department of Education to write a rule that puts students' interests first. Now, at the 11th hour, the department has agreed to a trio of changes sought by for-profit colleges that would weaken the