For-Profits Look to Trump for a Pass

For-profit colleges are looking with relief to the incoming Trump administration, banking on a rollback of tough regulations that threatened to lead to the closure of hundreds of schools and that drove their stock-market valuations down sharply.

Investors, in turn, have poured hundreds of millions of dollars into education stocks since the election, hopeful that a change of regime would spur a resurgence in the for-profit college.

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