Profits for PredatorsMarch 7, 2017 | :
by Alan Singer
Since Donald Trump’s election, the stock value for private for-profit “colleges” has taken off. Strayer’s is up 35 percent, Grand Canyon almost 30 percent, and DeVry, which agreed to pay a hundred million dollars in debt relief and cash payments to settle a federal law suit for fraudulent advertising last December, more than 40 percent.
While racing to dismantle federal regulations for the environment, banking, and industry, President Tweet also threw a bone to predatory for-profit colleges and universities that have been ripping-off the government and victimizing the poor, veterans, and evangelicals.