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The For-Profit College Scandal: Why Isn't Anyone Going to Jail?

The burgeoning of the for-profit college industry has wasted billions of taxpayer dollars, sent many thousands of students out into the world with shoddy educations, and made a few people very rich. 308 more words


Florida: Legislature Sweetens the Charters' Revenue Flow

Kathleen Oropeza leads a statewide parent group in Florida called “Fund Education Now,” which advocates on behalf of public education. She sends the following report of the latest news from the state legislature, which is very charter-friendly. 698 more words

Charter Schools

Please Sir, Can I Have Some...Scratch Paper?

I am a “people person.” Pearson, publishing/testing power-mongers, are the exact opposite. They, as an entity, are totally lacking anything resembling empathy. They have numbed their humane senses with numbers. 878 more words

Confidential Report: EduProfiteers See a Big Market in Education

This arrived in my email box today. The author, who owns a literacy company, asked to remain anonymous. He is describing an entrepreneurs’ conclave at Arizona State University, cosponsored by… 687 more words

Education Industry

Three Families Sue to Keep Tennessee Virtual Academy Open

Three families of children with disabilities sued to prevent the state from closing down the Tennessee Virtual Academy.

TVA is one of the lowest performing schools in the state. 111 more words


University of Phoenix Loses Hundreds of Thousands of Students

Thanks to Valerie Strauss for reporting that the University of Phoenix is experiencing a huge enrollment decline and a consequent drop in its profitability and stock price. 211 more words