California Awarded $1 Billion Vs. Defunct Corinthian CollegesA San Francisco Superior Court judge is awarding California a nearly $1.2 billion default judgment against the bankrupt operator of for-profit colleges.
Assembly Bill Would Waive Community College Fees For Corinthian Colleges StudentsThe college chain abruptly closed 28 campuses across the country last month after the U.S. Department of Education announced $30 million in fines for misrepresentation.
Former Corinthian Colleges Students Warned To Keep An Eye On Their Bank AccountsThe Federal Student Aid Office says if students experience unauthorized withdrawals from their accounts, they need to contact their bank and the authorities.
Heald Teachers Making Sure Their Students Get A GraduationFormer criminal justice instructor Nancy Brakensiek was just as surprised as her students when Heald College announced it was closing.
Some Corinthian Students May Get Loans Forgiven - Under One ConditionA top education official said Wednesday that the 16,000 former Corinthian Colleges students who saw their campuses abruptly close this week will automatically have their federal student loans discharged - but only if they agree to forgo any credits they earned at the schools.
Heald Students Left Wondering What To Do Next Following ClosureLocal students are left scrambling after Heald Colleges across California closed their doors with little notice.
Students Shocked, Saddened By Heald College ClosureIt could be the biggest collapse in U.S. higher education, and it’s hitting close to home.
Corinthian Colleges To Shut Down All 28 Remaining CampusesCorinthian Colleges will shut down all of its remaining 28 ground campuses, displacing about 16,000 students.
Protesters Rally Outside Attorney General’s Office In Support Of Heald CollegeDozens of people trying to keep Heald College open rallied outside the California attorney general's office in Sacramento Friday.
Corinthian Students Go On Repayment Strike Against Troubled Colleges, Face DefaultSarah Dieffenbacher is on a debt strike. She's refusing to make payments on the more than $100,000 in federal and private loans she says she owes for studies at a for-profit college that she now considers so worthless she doesn't include it on her resume.
California Student Aid Commission Halts Cal Grant Awards To 10 Heald CollegesIt’s not the first time Heald has been in the middle of a controversy. There have been lawsuits, the U.S. Department of Education has limited federal money, and if the school fails to turn in documents proving its stability, the grants may be permanently suspended.
Corinthian Colleges Shedding Most Of Its Schools Amid Federal, State InvestigationsThe sale of Everest and WyoTech campuses to the non-profit company ECMC Group would allow more than 39,000 students to continue attending class, the company said Thursday.