Career Colleges Are Accused of Job-Placement Fraud

Matt McLoone for The Chronicle

The Art Institute Online counted one alumna, Jenny McCoy (here with her 8-month-old son) as hired even though she held the job for only one day.
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Hollywood is a town built on illusions, and the Los Angeles Recording School sits at its center, a stone's throw from the big-name studios its graduates dream of working for.

The for-profit college, which has trained thousands of students to be...

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