“The essence of the deal has to do with ineligible programs, such as corporate training programs,” said Barmak Nassirian, a negotiator for student veterans. The department struck a deal with negotiators that would allow for-profit colleges to include those programs on the 10% side, but only if they are taught by instructors who also teach at one of their approved locations and that they hold programs at certain sites.
“We, in an ideal world, would have asked for a far stricter set of regulations,” said Nassirian, who is also the vice president for higher education policy at Veterans Education Success, an advocacy organization. “But at the same time, we wanted to be reasonable and we wanted to have a level of stability with regulations.”
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