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Radio 4's Face the Facts looks at St Patrick's

Radio 4’s investigative programme ‘Face the Facts’ has just broadcast a 40min episode on the expansion of alternative HE provision in England. It contains accounts from former students and staff at St Patrick’s International College. 32 more words

New Providers

Guantanamo in the US

By Anita Stewart for Challenging the Rhetoric and Wise Women Media

Last weekend, in a move that should not have surprised anyone, over 2000 prisoners from the “for profit” Willacy County Correctional Facility in Raymondville, Texas took part in an uprising after threatening to carry out these same actions for months. 760 more words


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

The Daily Pulp Archive

Kevin Connell: Empty Wallets and Shattered Dreams – The For-Profit Higher Education Scheme

This article was originally published in The Daily Pulp on July 29, 2014.

I recently sat down for an interview with Dan Gorman, in which I discussed my new book, 1,339 more words

The Daily Pulp Archive

The Difference Between Credit Unions and Banks

COPOCO Community Credit Union is a credit union, not a bank. What’s the difference? Well let’s go back to the basics for a minute and define each of the terms individually. 1,126 more words

Financial Literacy

My Review of Doug Martin's "Hoosier School Heist"

Every so often, I run into someone who says that he or she cannot take seriously the claim that there is such a thing as a “privatization” movement. 924 more words

Education Reform

Follow the Money: How Charter Schools in Pennsylvania Succeed

This is an excellent series of articles on the rise of the privatization movement in Pennsylvania. The bottom line, as usual: Follow the money.

If you want to understand the growth of charter schools in Pennsylvania, you must read… 525 more words

Charter Schools