On Tuesday, Gov. Rick Scott's offices sent out a news release that declared, "Gov. Scott Announces Anthem Education Expansion in Fort Lauderdale, 70 New Jobs."
It explained that the for-profit college will be locating its "North American headquarters" to Fort Lauderdale, spending $300,000 on a bui ... More >>
Keiser University of Fort Lauderdale hasn't admitted any wrongdoing.But the company/school agreed yesterday to provide free retraining -- and not to mislead prospective students. That is pretty horrible stuff coming from an educational institution.As our feature story showed not along ago, many ... More >>
It seems our news story this week on for-profit colleges struck a nerve. We've gotten a number of email responses from people who say they, like those in the story, feel they were misled or cheated by America's for-profit education industry.They include Julio Lopez, who says he worked for 13 years a ... More >>
We weren't the only ones to post criticism of for-profit colleges this week (see the news item: "For-Profit Colleges Cheat Students and Get Away With It").U.S. Sen. Tom Harkin has released a scathing report that criticizes the for-profit education industry, echoing many complaints that surfaced in a ... More >>