VICTORY: Mississippi Passes Bill to Regulate Private Colleges

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Over the past decade, enrollment at for-profit colleges has grown exponentially. Mississippi is host to dozens of for-profit colleges. While they are regulated by the state, enforcement is uneven, and standards across schools are inconsistent. To bring attention to this issue, Whitney Barkley started a MoveOn Petition demanding that the Mississippi Legislature tighten regulations on private colleges. The legislature passed a bill that more stringently regulates private schools and addresses the specific concerns about teacher standards that Barkley laid out in her petition.

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