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Senators Condemn For-Profit Colleges' Use of Military Tuition Aid
Senator Dick Durbin from Illinois and another U.S. senator want stricter standards in accreditation of for-profit colleges and universities receiving federal funds distributed under the military tuition assistance program. Read the article published in The Chronicle of Higher Education.
For-Profit Colleges Under Fire
NewsChannel 5 reports on a federal investigation of tactics used by for-profit colleges such as Sanford Brown.
Watch the video from KSDK.
The report comes on the heels of a 2-year investigation into the for-profit college industry led by Sen. Tom Harkin.
Read the report.
Why Community College Could Be Your Ticket To Financial Success
A new study suggests community college graduates may earn more than bachelor's degree holders.
Read this Forbes piece.
Column: Community College Key to a Better Future
Jill Biden reflects on the sense of hope she sees in community college students.
Read her commentary in USA Today.
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