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Stephen Downes

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The problem with running colleges like a corporation is that you are running colleges like a corporation. Which means, basically, as a pyramid system, shell game, or institute of higher speculation. As Mark Federman says, "There is considerable profit to be made by siphoning money from the federal purse now, to be repaid by anonymous individuals in the future." The post links to a 50 minute "'investigation' done by PBS's Frontline on for-profit, higher education corporations in the United States. "

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