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The Rules Don - The Rules Don't Go Far Enough Updated June 7 2011 02:38 PM Osamudia R James is an associate professor of law at the University of

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The Rules Don't Go Far Enough Updated  June 7, 2011, 02:38 PM Osamudia R. James  is an associate professor of law at the University of Miami, where she teaches and  writes about education law. The gainful employment rules are focused on repayment rates and post-graduation income relative to  student debt burden. But this singular focus on individual finances is misguided.  Higher education bestows benefits on the individual and the public. For the individual, education  often precedes meaningful democratic involvement, personal fulfillment and income and career  advancement. The societal benefits of a better-educated population include higher tax revenue,  reduced spending on social support and an enduring democracy. Regulation of the for-profit higher  education sector should contemplate all of these factors. By civic and economic measures, for-profit higher education outcomes are disappointing. Compared 
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