For-Profit College Fraud Is a Big Problem


The state of Texas has requirement that, in order to receive state licenses, career training schools have to have job placement rate of a minimum of 60 percent. That's a good regulation. Provided that schools can back up the fact that they can get people jobs, they remain eligible for state licensing and, therefore, federal funding. Enter ATI. ATI was found to have been lying to the state about their job placement rates to keep their licensing. How do they lie? According to an article in the Huffington Post, they did it by making up jobs, making up employers, getting legitimate businesses to lie and by employing many other insidious methods.

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