ITT is gone, but challenges facing for-profit schools live on

The question that dragged down ITT Educational Services—whether its expensive diplomas were leaving students awash in debt while failing to properly prepare them for gainful employment—will continue to hang over other players in the for-profit education industry.

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Local enrollment for culinary schools rising

The surprising growth corresponds with the recent expansion of the Indiana Convention Center, and an explosion in the popularity of The Food Network and chef-centric programming. But don’t expect to make a mint.

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Lending overhaul could be trouble for ITT

New student-lending rules proposed by the Obama administration could wipe out as much as two-thirds of profits at Carmel-based
ITT Educational Services Inc., some analysts believe.

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Business school outgrows Indiana

With enrollment surging in vocational schools around the country, Indiana Business College has launched an expansion into
Ohio and likely into other states as well. The Indianapolis-based for-profit school also is changing its name.

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Culinary training gains popularity as restaurant boom continues

Indiana Business College will launch a Chef’s Academy downtown next month, offering an 18-month program intended to produce trained “culinarians.” Ivy Tech Community College, meanwhile, is looking for space to expand its two-year culinary arts program, which has seen explosive growth.

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