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Career College Central Summary:

  • Corinthian Colleges, the for-profit chain under investigation for misleading students and faking job placement records, has a savior. The Educational Credit Management Corp. announced Thursday it plans to buy 56 of troubled Corinthian Colleges’ (COCO) 107 campuses for $24 million—quite a deal, considering the chain was worth $4.2 billion in 2003.
  • But ECMC, as it’s called, has had troubles of its own. The nonprofit...

Career College Central Summary:

  • When it comes to education, the Obama administration has taken a scorched earth approach to private sector (for-profit) higher education. Despite all common sense, the administration has finalized its "gainful employment" regulations and imperiled the future of thousands of underserved minority students. Under the guise of reducing student debt and curbing alleged abuses by career colleges and universities, these regulations would...

Career College Central Summary:

  • This map shows average student loan debt and student loan default rates in the U.S. when your cursor hovers over a state. The table below shows a ranking of states by their average student loan debt.
  • Explore, then see our conclusions below. We used debt figures from The Institute for College Access & Success’s report, “Student debt and the class of 2013” (released Nov. 2014) and default figures from the U.S....

Career College Central Summary:

  • Thousands of veterans have filed formal complaints against colleges alleging a range of problems including deceptive marketing, fraud and poor education, but the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs has completed a review of only 324 of them, according to an internal agency document obtained by The Center for Investigative Reporting.
  • The VA launched an online complaint system in January amid growing concern about the exploitation of...

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Communicating more effectively with Spanish-speaking families

By Andrés Cordero, Jr., TG Senior Marketing Communications Specialist

As a Latino, a former first-generation college student, and now a volunteer outreach ambassador for a nonprofit, I've been on both sides of the college exploration process. I can...