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The Resource Diploma mills : how for-profit colleges stiff students, taxpayers, and the American dream, A.J. Angulo

Diploma mills : how for-profit colleges stiff students, taxpayers, and the American dream, A.J. Angulo

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Diploma mills : how for-profit colleges stiff students, taxpayers, and the American dream
Title
Diploma mills
Title remainder
how for-profit colleges stiff students, taxpayers, and the American dream
Statement of responsibility
A.J. Angulo
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Subject
Language
eng
Summary
"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 lively journey that begins with the apprenticeship system of colonial America and ends with today's politically savvy $35 billion multinational for-profit industry. He traces the transformation of nineteenth-century reading and writing schools into "commercial" and "business" colleges, explore the early twentieth century's move toward professionalization and progressivism, and explains why the GI Bill prompted a surge of new for-profit institutions. He also shows how well-founded concerns about profit-seeking in higher education have evolved over the centuries and argues that financial gaming and maneuvering by these institutions threatens to destabilize the entire federal student aid program. This is the first sweeping narrative history to explain why for-profits have mattered to students, taxpayers, lawmakers, and the many others who have viewed higher education as part of the American dream. Diploma Mills speaks to today's concerns by shedding light on unmistakable conflicts of interest long associated with this scandal-plagued class of colleges and universities"--From book jacket
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Angulo, A. J
Dewey number
378/.04
Index
index present
LC call number
LB2328.52.U6
LC item number
A64 2016eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
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  • For-profit universities and colleges
  • For-profit universities and colleges
  • Student loans
  • EDUCATION
  • United States
  • Hochschulfinanzierung
  • Marktwirtschaft
  • USA
Label
Diploma mills : how for-profit colleges stiff students, taxpayers, and the American dream, A.J. Angulo
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Publication
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Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
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online resource
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rdacarrier
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multicolored
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text
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Contents
Preface; 1. Commerce; 2. Competition; 3. Control; 4. Crisis; 5. Capital; Conclusion
Control code
942599317
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unknown
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1 online resource
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unknown
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online
Isbn
9781421420080
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computer
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rdamedia
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remote
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(OCoLC)942599317
Label
Diploma mills : how for-profit colleges stiff students, taxpayers, and the American dream, A.J. Angulo
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Preface; 1. Commerce; 2. Competition; 3. Control; 4. Crisis; 5. Capital; Conclusion
Control code
942599317
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781421420080
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
7fa5951f-281e-435d-8cc5-a67a54e1f31d
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not applicable
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unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)942599317

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