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16K Students Learn Their College Is No More

Corinthian Colleges will shut down its remaining 28 campuses

(Newser) - Corinthian Colleges will shut down its remaining 28 campuses, displacing about 16,000 students, less than two weeks after the Department of Education announced it was fining the for-profit institution $30 million for misrepresentation. Corinthian was one of the country's largest for-profit educational institutions , and NBC News reports the... More »

For-Profit School Tells Teachers to Cut Bad Grades

School says it is just being fair, but critics call it dishonest

(Newser) - Tennessee Virtual Academy, a for-profit, online public school heavily supported by state Republicans, has found a novel way of boosting student performance—just delete bad grades, reports News Channel 5 in Nashville. A leaked December email from the school's VP appears to tell its middle-school teachers to erase some... More »

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