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FOR-PROFIT COLLEGES: Stealing America’s Future

David Halperin, Stealing America’s Future, joins Thom Hartmann to discuss what’s happening with for-profit colleges. As the cost of a higher education goes up – more and more Americans are turning to for-profit colleges to get what they think is more bang for their buck. 18 more words

Budget-Federal

Proposed Rules Take Second Stab At Holding For-Profit Colleges Accountable For Graduate's Success

The Department of Education is making a second attempt to rein in those for-profit colleges that benefit from financial aid to students without providing them the education needed to find gainful employment after graduation. 841 more words

"I walk the line."

Here’s a little-known fact about me: I used to be a Walmart blogger. That blog is still updated occasionally by my friend Jeff in Cleveland, but a few years back I came to the decision that I could do more to help my own profession through blogging than I could the Walmart workers of the world (although they all still have my general support). 1,117 more words

Technology

For-profit college exploiting low-income students

You are a for-profit publicly-traded college. You charge high tuition fees (as much as $44,000 for a 2-year associate degree program). You attract mostly low-income students (your average student earns $18,000 per year and has a credit score under 600 at the time of enrolment). 425 more words

Higher Education

CFPB Sues ITT Tech For Allegedly Exploiting Students, Pushing Predatory Loans

The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau filed a federal lawsuit against a well-known for-profit college chain, alleging the company exploited its students and pushed them into high-cost private student loans that were likely to end in default.