The for-profit college lobby is expected to vigorously oppose the proposals. In 2012, the for-profit colleges convinced a judge that similar regulations were too arbitrary.
Many have expressed concern that there is no federal requirement that students learn about history.
Creating universal education standards may have been President Barack Obama’s intent when he and Secretary of Education Arne Duncan created the Common Core K-12 educational curriculum in 2009. But as education officials have begun to slowly integrate the program into private, public and home-schooled children in about 46 states so far,