Study: Most student loan fraud claims involve for-profits
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Study: Most student loan fraud claims involve for-profits

WASHINGTON (AP) — Students who attended for-profit colleges filed more than 98 percent of the requests for student loan forgiveness alleging fraud by their schools, according to an analysis of Education Department data published Thursday. The study by The Century Foundation represents the most thorough analysis to date of the nearly 100,000 loan forgiveness claims known as … Continue reading

Finnish rock band, sign-language rapper perform near Everest
Arts & Entertainment / Celebrities / Music

Finnish rock band, sign-language rapper perform near Everest

KATHMANDU, Nepal (AP) — Finnish rock band Ancara and sign-language rapper Signmark performed in the foothills of Mount Everest over the weekend to raise funds for a music school for children with hearing disabilities. Dozens of music lovers cheered the musicians at Dingboche, a village at an altitude of 4,550 meters (14,900 feet) and a popular … Continue reading

Corinthian Colleges closes all 28 remaining campuses
Campus Life / Education

Corinthian Colleges closes all 28 remaining campuses

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Corinthian Colleges canceled classes Monday and shut down all of its remaining 28 ground campuses, displacing about 16,000 students, less than two weeks after the Education Department announced it was fining the for-profit institution $30 million for misrepresentation. The Santa Ana, California-based company said it was working with other schools … Continue reading