Senate Report: For-Profit Colleges Exploit Students
Claudia Sanzhez at NPR reports on Sen. Tom Harkin’s report on the abuses of for-profit colleges:
A report released Monday by Senate Democrats says for-profit colleges exploit students with aggressive recruiting tactics, high tuition and low graduation rates. The report says some schools set tuition based on the level of government grants or raised the price for some courses if the school was not making enough profit on them. The report is the culmination of a two-year investigation.