The 90/10 rule is supposed to be a “market test,” says Tanya Ang, policy and outreach director at Veterans Education Success, because a reputable school should be able to attract some non-government funds. For example, Ang is helping her daughter pay for tuition at Pennsylvania State University because she knows the school will afford her daughter career opportunities. If no one is willing to pay for a school out-of-pocket, that’s a bad sign – and it sets a bad precedent, she argues.
“No school should be federalized,” Ang says. “If they’re getting 100 percent of their funds from the federal government – or close to 100 percent of their funds – those are corporate entities that are federalized.”
Read the full story at Diverse Issues in Higher Education, “Proposed Amendment Scrutinizes For-Profit Schools Targeting Veterans” published on September 10, 2019.