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What’s Up with ACICS Colleges?

Months after the U.S. Department of Education terminated the accreditor’s tie to federal aid, here’s what’s happening to the 269 schools with ACICS accreditation.

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Getting What We Pay for on Quality Assurance

It should be no surprise that access to federal higher education dollars for financial aid is not secure if accreditors have little to spend on gatekeeping.

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Watching the Watchdogs

Inconsistency in the sanctioning of poor-performing colleges across accrediting agencies undermines the college oversight system.

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ACICS Must Go

The largest national accreditation agency is a deeply troubled organization that should no longer serve as a gatekeeper to federal financial aid.

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Hooked on Accreditation: A Historical Perspective

After more than six decades and repeated attempts at reform, accreditors are still struggling to fulfill their gatekeeping role and protect our nation's students.

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Up to the Job?

A new CAP analysis shows that accreditation agency ACICS—along with many other national accreditors—is not sufficiently vetting the institutions that it approves to offer federal student loans.

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