Everything you need to know about for-profit colleges

I always mean to blog about the evil of for-profit colleges, but never get around to it.  Short version: they are a horrible waste of money for most students and for the American taxpayers who subsidize the exorbitant prices with far too little return on investment.  This is all wonderfully summed up on one infographic (via Wonkblog):

Part of the problem is that we need to invest way more in community colleges to help meet the demand, so that students don’t end up getting ripped off by for-profits.

About Steve Greene
Professor of Political Science at NC State http://faculty.chass.ncsu.edu/shgreene

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