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Trying to revive predatory for-profit colleges

by Dan Burns on December 19, 2017

Cooper-Union-We-are-Students-Not-Customers-e1373664073701This would presumably need sixty votes to clear the Senate. But bear in mind that efforts to roll back Dodd-Frank appear to be getting that.

A controversial rewrite of the Higher Education Act that just passed out of committee in the House of Representatives in a strict party-line vote will likely reboot floundering for-profit colleges and revive the scandals associated with this industry should it clear intact the full House and Senate.
The Promoting Real Opportunity, Success, and Prosperity through Education Reform (PROSPER) Act aims to, according to a report in The New York Times, “dismantle landmark Obama administration regulations designed to protect students from predatory for-profit colleges and to repay the loans of those who earned worthless degrees from scam universities.”

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