For many people, Corinthian Colleges Inc. epitomizes everything that is wrong with for-profit colleges. Some days back, Corinthian Colleges filed for bankruptcy, leaving more than 16,000 students scrambling for options. At its peak, Corinthian had an enrollment of more than 110,000 students spread over 120 colleges. The latest announcement capped a year in which one […]

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The need for free public education couldn’t come at a more pivotal moment. If you haven’t heard about the revolutionary group Strike Debt, now is the time to take notice. “You are not a loan,” says Strike Debt’s nation-wide movement, which aims to unify debt resistors for economic justice. They explore topics such as debt resistance, governmental […]

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Career Colleges of America in California is rumored to be on the brink of shutting down because of an accreditation issue. The school opened 23 years ago and operates on three campuses. This is not the first time a for-profit college has shuttered and it won’t be the last, but if you’ve borrowed to finance […]

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It looks like any number of for-profit colleges are starting to suffer from significant drops in enrollment lately. This appears to be the result of increased competition from nonprofit colleges as well as increasing numbers of students becoming informed about the dangers of for-profit schools. It’s terrific news that students are becoming aware of the […]

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