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Diploma Mills How for-Profit Colleges Stiffed Students, Taxpayers, and the American Dream

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ISBN-10: 1421420074

ISBN-13: 9781421420073

Edition: 2016

Authors: A. J. Angulo

List price: $32.00
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The most significant shift in higher education over the past two decades has been the emergence of for-profit colleges and universities. These online and storefront institutions lure students with promises of fast degrees and "guaranteed" job placement, but what they deliver is often something quite different. In this provocative history of for-profit higher education, historian and educational researcher A. J. Angulo tells the remarkable and often sordid story of these "diploma mills," which target low-income and nontraditional students while scooping up a disproportionate amount of federal student aid.Tapping into a little-known history with big implications, Angulo takes readers on a…    
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Book details

List price: $32.00
Copyright year: 2016
Publisher: Johns Hopkins University Press
Publication date: 3/15/2016
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 224
Size: 5.50" wide x 8.50" long x 0.80" tall
Weight: 0.792
Language: English

A. J. Angulo is an assistant professor of social foundations at Winthrop University.