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California Sues Corinthian Schools for Second Time

The California attorney general on Oct. 10 sued Corinthian Colleges, Inc. (CCI) for, among other things, false advertising, alleging that the for-profit markets its schools to low-income, vulnerable people by misrepresenting programs and job placement rates.   The Old Bait and Switch Attorney general Kamala Harris says that CCI subsidiaries that operate Everest, Heald and WyoTech colleges use deceptive and false advertisements and aggressive marketing campaigns to attract prospective students. By targeting low-income single mothers and veterans returning from combat, CCI …

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Do You Know Your Child’s Legal Rights in the Classroom?

This interview with Lawyers.com Editor-in-Chief Larry Bodine was originally published Aug. 31 on Motherhood Moment. It’s back-to-school season again! As parents send their kids back to class it’s important that they are aware of their students’ legal rights — especially in regards to personal safety. Lawyers.com — the largest legal website for consumers — has straightforward advice for common legal concerns parents could face this new school year. I had a chance to interview Lawyers.com Editor-in-Chief, Larry Bodine, Esq. about …

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Newsbreak: For-Profit Schools under Fire [Video]

  Lawyers.com Editorial Director Betsy Kim reports on several legal cases, marking the start of this year’s back-to-school and football seasons. The industry of for-profit universities is under greater scrutiny, accused of making big money while deceiving students who get into substantial debt, paying for useless degrees. New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman announced a $10 million settlement with Chicago-based Career Education Corporation. The company inflated job placement rates, and left students with huge debts and few job offers. A …

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