The Education of Omarina
September 13, 2016 // 23mHow an innovative program to stem the dropout crisis has affected one girl’s journey, from a public middle school in the Bronx to an elite New England private school, and now on to college.
May 4, 2010 // 56mHow Wall Street and a new breed of for-profit universities are transforming the way we think about college in America
Watch FRONTLINE’s Reporting on Now Defunct Corinthian Colleges
In the wake of the Biden administration granting former Corinthian Colleges students nearly $6 billion in loan forgiveness, revisit “College, Inc.” and “A Subprime Education,” our documentaries covering for-profit colleges.
June 3, 2022
As DeVos's Education Dept. Shifts Focus, Revisit FRONTLINE’s Reporting on For-Profit Colleges
In 2016, FRONTLINE investigated allegations of fraud and predatory behavior in the for-profit college industry.
May 14, 2018
Debt Relief For Defrauded Students Has Stalled, Inspector General Says
Nearly a year since President Trump took office, the Education Department has yet to give final sign off on any claims for loan forgiveness submitted by students who've been defrauded by their college or university, says an inspector general report.
December 13, 2017
WATCH: At For-Profit Colleges, Large Loans and Broken Promises
Take a sneak peek at "A Subprime Education," a new FRONTLINE documentary investigating the troubled for-profit college industry.
September 13, 2016
Another For-Profit College Chain Closes Its Doors
Around 40,000 college students at more than 130 campuses have no classes after ITT Technical Institute -- one of America's largest for-profit college chains -- shut its doors.
September 7, 2016
Coming in September on FRONTLINE
FRONTLINE's season premiere is "The Choice 2016" -- the inside story of who Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump really are.
August 30, 2016
Obama Plan Eyes Debt Relief for Defrauded Students
A sweep of reforms will help defrauded students to sue their schools and have their federal loan debt forgiven, but the for-profit college industry is crying foul.
June 15, 2016
For-Profit College is Closed After Fine for its Job Placement Claims
The closing of Corinthian Colleges, once one of the nation's largest for-profit colleges, comes less than two weeks after the Department of Education fined it almost $30 million for "misrepresentation of job placement rates."
April 27, 2015
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