Corinthian’s Crisis Raises Questions on an Unprecedented Scale

H. Lorren Au Jr., The Orange County Register,, Newscom

It's not yet known which of the company’s 100-plus campuses—which serve more than 75,000 students—will be sold or closed. The for-profit sector has had closures before, one higher-education expert said, “but nothing of this magnitude.” Above, a campus of Corinthian’s Everest College in Santa Ana, Calif.
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The U.S. Department of Education and Corinthian Colleges may have agreed on a way to keep the for-profit education company’s colleges open for the time being, but almost everything else about Corinthian and its fate is up in the air.

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