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U.S. UNDERCUTS FRAUD INQUIRIES INTO FOR PROFITS-Unwinds Unit Investigating Fraud at For-Profits

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“They’re basically removing the police force that keeps these colleges in check!'  Members of a special team at the Education Dept investigating widespread abuses by for-profit colleges have been marginalized, reassigned or instructed to focus on other matters.The unwinding of the team has effectively killed investigations into possibly fraudulent activities at several large for-profit colleges, like  where top hires of Betsy DeVos, the education secretary, had previously worked.The investigation into DeVry ground to a halt early last year. Later, in the summer, Ms. DeVos named Julian Schmoke, a former dean at DeVry, as the team’s new supervisor. After Mr. Trump’s victory, some employees openly worried about the fate of the investigative unit, and policies quickly changed with the new administration, according to the current and former employees.'

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Here is a link to many posts at the Ravitch blog, regarding predatory lending and for profit colleges

Diane Ravitch writes: "I urge you to read this fascinating report on the predatory for-profit higher education sector, written before the Trump administration came into being by D.C. lawyer David Halperin. It is carefully researched and sourced. It is long, but has the interest level of a detective story. You will find villains in both political parties. You will find distinguished academics who sold their reputation to bolster a predatory for-profit institution. Behind most of the political squalor is one unifying theme: the power of greed;" says Diane Ravitch on her post SQUALOR IN HIGHER EDUCATION: Who Protects Predatory For-Profit Colleges?

Diane should know, as she is THE voice of educators in this nation and the president of the Network For Public Education (the place where you can get the latest REAL NEWS about schools.

She was Ass't. Secretary of Education who wrote wrote Reign of Error: The Hoax of the Privatization Movement and the Danger to America's Public Schools. and is the diametrical opposite of the fraud, Betsy DeVos,

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Public schools are not educating students, they control bright minds and crush hope. Betsy DeVos is unaccountable. Period.

Submitted on Tuesday, May 15, 2018 at 1:25:33 AM

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