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General News    H3'ed 5/14/18

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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