Scholar Rates For-Profit Schools as “Lower Ed”March 2, 2017 | :
by Anya Kamenetz
Tressie McMillan Cottom studies for-profit colleges as a sociologist at Virginia Commonwealth University. She has analyzed large data sets, scrutinized financial filings, interviewed students and staff. But she has also helped enroll students at two different for-profits herself.
They’re not named, but known only as “Beauty College” and “Technical College” in her new book, Lower Ed.