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Corinthian Colleges Fined $30M Over Falsified Job Placement Rates At Heald College

The Department of Education continued its crackdown on deceptive for-profit college practices Tuesday by levying a $30 million fine against embattled Corinthian Colleges Inc. – operator of Everest University, Heald College and WyoTech – over the use of misstated and inaccurate job placement rates to recruit students. 733 more words

Slow and Steady and Resolved

             One of our running jokes here in The Burrow is that Daniel is a problem solver, and I’m . . . . . . not.   395 more words

Why the Feds Can't Seem to Rein in For-Profit Colleges -- Or Stop Giving Them Money

by Mark Huelsman,  The American Prospect

Last week, after some dogged journalistic legwork by Inside Higher Ed’s Michael Stratford, the Department of Education… 93 more words

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Department of Education Releases List of Monitored Colleges

On March 31, 2015, the U.S. Department of Education released a list of almost 560 higher education institutions subject to financial restrictions. Known as “heightened cash monitoring,” these restrictions are applied to colleges for a number of reasons, from submitting financial documents late to being of questionable financial viability. 274 more words

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New York Consumer Agency Opens Investigation Into Four For-Profit Colleges

Student dropouts, loans default rates and recruiting tactics have been the cornerstone of many federal and state investigations into for-profit colleges. It appears to be much of the same for four such schools facing probes by the New York City Department of Consumer Affairs. 355 more words

Strike Debt & the Corinthian resisters

Someone asked me on Facebook yesterday what I’d written on Strike Debt and I posted some links from this site. One of the Strike Debt organizers, Astra Taylor, wrote me to complain how hard that was to read after all the work she and others have done organizing debt resistance at Corinthian College. 269 more words