Kaplan University Layoffs

Topics regarding layoffs at Kaplan University

Kaplan lays off 50 in Fort Lauderdale

"Kaplan Higher Education in Fort Lauderdale has laid off about 50 workers. The staff reduction “reflects less than five percent of our current Fort Lauderdale workforce of approximately 1,000,” said ______ , spokesman for Kaplan Higher Education, the... —  read more 

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Selling off more assets

PG has already closed or is in the process of closing six campuses. Now what's this story about? It's behind a firewall. https://www.bizjournals.com/southflorida/news/2019/07/08/purdue-university-fort-lauderdale-building-sold.html —  read more 

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Purdue University Global/KHE gets Trump bailout?

"The U.S. Department of Labor is granting $183.8 million to colleges and their private-sector partners to support training for more than 85,000 apprentices in the health care, advanced manufacturing and information technology fields. Twenty-three... —  read more 

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The real Purdue has a union

What's stopping Purdue Global from having labor representation, especially if labor and management can work together on educational quality? There are several unions that represent instructors and staff. It's illegal to fire a person for trying to... —  read more 

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KHE is just a symptom

It's sheer madness, perpetuated by big banks and just about everyone else other than Dave Ramsey. https://www.linkedin.com/pulse/college-meltdown-open-letter-ny-fed-dahn-shaulis/?published=t —  read more 

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KHE revenues down

Quarterly revenues down 17 percent from 2018, from 99,830,000 to 82,780,000. Guess that explains why ER workers are in 2'X3' cubicles. https://www.sec.gov/Archives/edgar/data/104889/000010488919000019/d10q.htm —  read more 

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Doing more harm then good

At what point do Purdue Global employees, including teachers, realize they are doing more harm than good? You may believe you are giving busy working people the chance to advance, but how true is this? Is Purdue Global the best option or even a good... —  read more 

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ExcelTrack

Sounds like Purdue Global has problems with ExcelTrack. Does anyone disagree? "Beware the ExcelTrack programs as they have just become a scam. " "Like the person below, the excel track gating was pretty much the last straw for me."... —  read more 

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Kaplan student condemned to debt

"According to Ms. Dicent, Kaplan lured her into enrolling in Kaplan's online program by using deceptive tactics. She said she had not been informed that she would need 180 hours to graduate, far more hours than a typical four-year degree program... —  read more 

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Catfished!

Looks like Purdue University Global has been advertising on MTV's "Catfish."

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How's the Purdue University Global scam working?

"Kaplan Higher Education's (KHE) steep revenue decline is largely the result of the completed sale of its domestic higher ed business to Purdue University last year. The past 12 months also saw KHE's operating loss widen from $360,000 to $3.4... —  read more 

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University of Massachusetts joins online schools

"When University of Massachusetts System president Marty Meehan on Monday night announced plans to launch a new online college in the state, higher education observers lit up social media with a range of reactions: excitement, curiosity, puzzlement... —  read more 

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DOD, VA Get Low Grades for Helping Vets Make College Choices

"According to Student Veterans of America and their NVEST report, 46 percent of all people using the GI Bill do not finish school, and that 25 percent use their hard earned GI Bill on for-profit colleges. In 2017, CBS News also reported that 40... —  read more 

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University Partnerships

What's University Partnerships? https://seekingalpha.com/pr/17286037-brandon-busteed-joins-kaplan-new-role-focusing-university-partnerships —  read more 

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Teach outs?

Are the Urbandale, IA, Milwaukee, St. Louis, and S. Portland, ME campuses in the process of teach out? If so, why isn't anyone talking?

Kaplan is now Purdue University Global

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind.— Purdue University Global is set to launch after receiving final approval from the Higher Learning Commission. Monday’s (March 5) notice of approval was the last step in the regulatory process for the new university, first... —  read more 

Kaplan using MilitaryBenefits.info to target vets

Looks like the only school option for the lead generator in MilitaryBenefits.info is Kaplan. Wonder how much Kaplan pays QuinStreet. https://www.linkedin.com/pulse/lead-generator-quinstreet-preying-vets-misleading-shipping-shaulis/ —  read more 

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Harvard Law School and Veterans Education Success Expose Kaplan

From: Veterans Education Success and Harvard Law School Nearly 100 veterans and servicemembers have submitted complaints to Veterans Education Success (“VES”), a non-profit veterans’ organization, about their experiences in Kaplan programs. These... —  read more 

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Problems with ED

The U.S. Education Department wants Purdue University to absorb the debts and liabilities of Kaplan University as a condition for approving the state school’s controversial purchase of the for-profit college, a request that critics say could place... —  read more 

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Dev Bootcamp closing

Dev Bootcamp, a coding boot camp that Kaplan acquired three years ago for an undisclosed sum, this week announced that it will shut down this December... —  read more 

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