Educating Sergeant Pantzke

June 28, 2011 / 17m

Season 2011: Episode 16

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As troops return from Iraq and Afghanistan, U.S. government spending on veterans’ education will more than double to $9.5 billion this year, and a growing percentage of this money has been ending up in the pockets of for-profit colleges. In a follow-up to FRONTLINE’s College, Inc., correspondent Martin Smith investigates how the for-profit schools are aggressively recruiting huge numbers of new veterans with educational promises that many now question whether they can keep. [Explore more stories on the original website for Educating Sergeant Pantzke.]