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A Conveyor Belt of Dropouts and Debt at For-Profit Colleges



by Susan Dynarski

As college attendance has risen and investment in public institutions has flagged, the United States has relied increasingly on, with disastrous consequences for many students.

For-profits, once a tiny corner of higher education, have turned into an important force. In 1995, just 500,000 people attended for-profit schools, a small slice of the 15 million enrolled in all colleges.

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