February 15, 2019

Betsy DeVos Caused A For-Profit College Meltdown and Now She’s Doing Nothing for the Students

Trump Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos owns the ongoing, awful meltdown of the chains of career colleges — the Art Institutes, Argosy University, and South University — formerly owned by for-profit Education Management Corporation. Yet now, as campuses across the country have devolved into chaos, faculty and staff have lost their jobs, and students are
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February 12, 2019

Dream Center Receiver Says DeVos-Blessed Studio Enterprise Is Taking Money for Nothing

  The court-appointed receiver now overseeing the operations of distressed Dream Center Education Holdings (DCEH) has written to the Betsy DeVos Department of Education that Studio Enterprise, a company designated to service former and current DCEH schools, is taking service fees from the deal without providing any services, draining badly-needed cash from the operation. That
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February 9, 2019

Certainly the President, By Sarah Huckabee Sanders

SANDERS: Certainly the President wants, in moments where our country is hurting, like we’ve seen in the last several days, to find ways to bring our country together, and we’ve seen him do exactly that. SANDERS: Certainly the President is calling on everyone to come together and if you have a problem with one another, let’s
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February 6, 2019

Outside Monitor Found Abuses in Dream Center College Operation

  The lawyer appointed to monitor the compliance of big for-profit college company EDMC with a 2015 settlement of consumer fraud charges pursued by 39 state attorneys general found a series of abuses by the operation after it had been taken over last year by a new non-profit, Dream Center Education Holdings. In his third
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February 5, 2019

Clash Over Ashford Univ. Casts Doubt On VA Protection of Students

The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs is charged by law and principle with shielding veterans from predatory abuses — deceptive recruiting, high prices, low-quality programs — by colleges seeking to profit off the GI Bill, which helps veterans pay for higher education. But as the Trump administration, especially the Betsy DeVos Department of Education, has
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