For-Profit Institutions

Higher learning of film in the heart of Hollywood

Across the nation, institutions offer distinctive programs and practices in the entertainment industry.

Some of the nation’s leading film schools, of course, are nestled in the heart of Hollywood. Enter stage left—the Los Angeles Film School.

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$13 million awarded in lawsuit against Vatterott College

Jennifer Kerr finally feels vindicated. The single mother was looking for a way to improve her family’s future in 2009 when she decided an education at Vatterott College would be her key.

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Corinthian Colleges stock falls after SEC starts probe on recruitment

The SEC issued a subpoena for documents related to student recruitment, attendance, degree completion, job placement, loan defaults and compliance with U.S. Education Department rules, Corinthian said yesterday in a filing.

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Getting Closure

The aftermath of a for-profit’s abrupt shuttering

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If a For-Profit College Becomes a Non-Profit, Is That Good? Not Necessarily

In the past two years, as the public has come to recognize that many for-profit colleges have been ripping off taxpayers and ruining students' lives, enrollments have declined, and the once-mighty industry has gone into a tailspin.

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Records Key To Helping Displaced Butler Students

Flash drives, floppy disks and filing cabinets filled with records, some dating to 1957, are now spread between two floors of the state Office of Higher Education.

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FBI Joins Investigation Into Sawyer School Closing

The U.S. attorney's office is also involved.

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Abandoned Business-School Students Desperate For Options

State Hopes To Help Them Further Their Studies, Obtain Refunds Or Loan Forgiveness

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Private Vocational School In Oklahoma City Abruptly Shuts Down Its Two Campuses

A private vocational school abruptly closed its two Oklahoma City campuses Friday, prompting some of its 80 students to transfer to Platt College of Moore and leaving others bewildered about what comes next.

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