I only wish he had named names.

25 06 2010


“[For-profit colleges] serve a purpose and some do a good job, but there’s obviously an incredible number of bad actors and I would like to shut them down.”

– Senator Al Franken (D-Minnesota), at yesterday’s Senate hearing on for-profit colleges.

While you might discount this because you think that Franken is a left-wing nut, even the senior Republican on the committee acknowledged that there were “bad actors” in the for-profit college industry. When’s the last time you heard anybody mention a “bad actor” among community colleges?


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25 06 2010
The Writing On The Wal » Blog Archive » I only wish he had named names.

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30 06 2010
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