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Do 72 Percent Of For-Profit Programs Have Graduates Making Less Than High School Dropouts?

13 April 2014 6 views No Comment

“‘Of the for-profit gainful employment programs that our department could analyze, and which could be affected by our actions today, the majority — the significant majority, 72 percent — produce graduates who on average earned less than high school dropouts.’ … This was a surprising statistic uttered from the podium in the White House briefing room, offered when Education Secretary Arne Duncan announced a proposed regulation that is designed to target what the Education Department contends are poor-performing career programs that burden students with unsustainable levels of debt,” according to The Washington Post’s Fact Checker blog.


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