In this report, you will find overwhelming documentation of exorbitant tuition, aggressive recruiting practices, abysmal student outcomes, taxpayer dollars spent on marketing and pocketed as profit, and regulatory evasion and manipulation,” Mr. Harkin, an Iowa Democrat who is chairman of the Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pensions Committee, said in a statement on Sunday. “These practices are not the exception — they are the norm. They are systemic throughout the industry, with very few individual exceptions.

Remind me again why we feel the need to both benchmark against and compare ourselves to the for-profit “education” outfits? This is a a must see if you are involved in education.

Harkin Report Condemns For-Profit Colleges - NYTimes.com

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