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Kevin Connell: Under Siege – Veterans in the Crosshairs of For-Profit Colleges

This article was originally published in The Daily Pulp on December 5, 2014.

Nearly a month ago, our nation celebrated Veteran’s Day, a day that recognizes and honors the sacrifice of those who have served in the United States Armed Forces. 1,584 more words

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California Halts Grants For Students At Corinthian's Heald College Campuses

Nearly 4,500 students at California campuses of the for-profit Heald College chain — operated by the beleaguered Corinthian Colleges, Inc. —  have been notified they won’t be receiving state grants to help finance their education  because school administrators failed to provide financial statements to state regulators. 287 more words

Corinthian Colleges Inc. Expected To Be Delisted From Nasdaq Tuesday

Embattled for-profit college operator Corinthian Colleges Inc. — the company behind the Everest, WyoTech, and Heald College chains —  is set to be delisted from the Nasdaq stock exchange Tuesday after it failed to meet a deadline to file quarterly earnings reports. 234 more words

Higher education is more accessible, not more attainable (unless you're rich)

Americans hold to the dream that education is the great equalizer: a belief that education can ensure all citizens the opportunity to succeed, regardless of their socioeconomic background. 910 more words

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Should For-Profit Colleges Be Allowed To Spend Taxpayers' Money To Put Their Names On NFL Stadiums?

This past Sunday — and for the second time in seven years — the Super Bowl was played at a stadium carrying the University of Phoenix name. 1,440 more words