for profit colleges

February 11, 2017
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CEO Of Shut-Down For-Profit College Defends His ‘Salesmen’

In a TV interview on Friday, Larry Earle, the CEO of shuttered San Antonio-based for-profit Career Point College, gave the game away about what many for-profit colleges are all about. Defending his closed school against findings by the U.S. Department of Education that Career Point had engaged in financial aid fraud and mismanagement, and facing lawsuits filed by a growing number of his former students, Earle told an interviewer, “None of my salesmen have ever been accused of lying to students.”
February 9, 2017
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With false claims trial looming in KC, for-profit college shuts down

Heritage College closed its doors only a few days after an appeals court cleared the way for a trial on whether the school deliberately falsified attendance records and grades to receive about $32.8 million in federal funding.
February 7, 2017
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Regulators Vote to Shut Down Nation’s Largest For-Profit Accrediting Agency

In a huge victory for opponents of for-profit schools, a federal panel voted Thursday to shut down the largest accrediting agency of private sector colleges and universities amid intense criticism in recent years for loose oversight of educational institutions.