Changes by Accreditors Could Shift the Status of Higher Ed Institutions

Changes in requirements by accreditors for higher education institutions could encourage them to change their tax status in order to reduce federal oversight.. Public institutions are beginning to purchase for-profit institutions, previously difficult and burdensome to accomplish, and others are considering changing to a nonprofit status. Those changes may no longer face as much scrutiny by the federal government, especially by the Department of Education which has relaxed oversight since the Obama Administration.

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