My Photo
Blog powered by Typepad

Become a Fan

« We Submit Proposed Rail Plan | Main | Ever see a wild strawberry? »

Comments

Alycia B

I work at a community college in Pennsylvania. I've seen many people who have taken courses at proprietary schools only to find out that their diploma is worthless for finding a job.

On the other hand, I am also aware that one of the schools with the highest track record for employment after graduation in the area is a for-profit art school.

I think it's safe to say that there are good schools and bad schools.

William Draves

JRA, while I appreciate and enjoy all comments here, it would be a little more forthright of you to tell us your name. With regard to "substantiate your reasons" I think the statistics from Sen. Harkin's committee are pretty specific and pretty damning of the for-profit record in higher ed.

JRA

Sorry, you are just wrong. Since you don't bother to substantiate your reasons - I won't mine. Other than to say, that these institutions, that often provide education in non-traditional ways (that stodgy institutions of higher learning fail to do)... therefore democratizing education.

Verify your Comment

Previewing your Comment

This is only a preview. Your comment has not yet been posted.

Working...
Your comment could not be posted. Error type:
Your comment has been posted. Post another comment

The letters and numbers you entered did not match the image. Please try again.

As a final step before posting your comment, enter the letters and numbers you see in the image below. This prevents automated programs from posting comments.

Having trouble reading this image? View an alternate.

Working...

Post a comment

Your Information

(Name is required. Email address will not be displayed with the comment.)