After a two-year investigation, Senator Tom Harkin released a damning report on the for-profit higher education industry. From overpriced tuition, to excessive executive compensation and poor completion rates, the report painted a picture of an industry gone rogue where shareholders – not students – are the priority.
In this episode we break down the entire report, detail by detail, and discuss why our industry needs for-profit education, and what must be done to fix it.
Check out the full report at Senator Harkin’s website.
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