College Complaints Unmasked

Yan Cao, Tariq Habash, The Century Foundation, Nov 10, 2017
Commentary by Stephen Downes

According to this report, the vast majority of complaints about being defrauded by a college are against for-profit institutions. This from "new data from the U.S. Department of Education about nearly 100,000 “borrower defense claims”—applications for loan relief from students who maintain that they have been defrauded or misled by federally approved colleges and universities." According to the data, out of the total of 98,868 complaints, "for-profit colleges generated more than 98.6 percent of them (97,506 complaints). ​​​​​​" Via the Chronicle.

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