January 20, 2012

Washington Post and DC Consultant Fail to Disclose For-Profit College Ties


  For-profit colleges continue their effort to avoid accountability for high-cost, low-quality programs, programs paid for by U.S. taxpayers and struggling students. They have spent big money on lobbying, public relations, and campaign contributions – and have engaged in some highly questionable tactics. Now a Washington DC political consultant and the Washington Post have double-teamed
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January 15, 2012

NY Times: Romney’s Financial Connection to For-Profit Colleges

As the New York Times reports today, on the campaign trail Mitt Romney has been praising for-profit educational institutions – colleges and trade schools that operate as business corporations rather than nonprofits or state institutions. Romney said at an Iowa event in November that such schools give students lower-cost alternatives to traditional colleges. At a December town
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