The latest news from the for-profit criminal college sector

The following is a compilation of the recent spate of news on the for-profit college front.  The scurrilous organizations continue their parasitic activity unabated.  However the built in contradictions of their business plan to deliver little if any education while maximizing profits are coming home to roost. More and more of the public are waking […]

Today in for-profit ‘college’ news

The Apollo Group (partially owned by the Carlyle Group) is really ramping up its advertising, spending $665 million this year (as it closes more than 100 physical sites) (http://chronicle.com/blogs/bottomline/u-of-phoenix-reboots-advertising-and-rebrands-in-the-process/).   The Apollo Group owns The University of Phoenix which receives eighty nine percent if not more, of its revenue from you, the taxpayer who will […]

Chilean students force for-profit colleges and universities into the coffin

Educationworldonline reported on October 9, 2012 that in Chile, the only university owned by the global arm of US for-profit education giant, the Apollo Group has had its accreditation withdrawn (http://www.educationworldonline.net/index.php/page-article-choice-more-id-3352). On July 18, 2012 following an unsuccessful appeal, Chile’s National Education Council confirmed a decision of the National Accreditation Commission to stop accrediting the […]

Notes from the underground: The University of Phoenix

  The following are just some of the comments from faculty and students regarding the University of Phoenix.  As stated in my article (http://www.dailycensored.com/the-apollo-group-and-its-for-profit-university-of-phoenix-is-bilking-teacher-pension-funds-taxpayers-and-students-for-hundreds-of-millions-of-dollars/) the Apollo Group who owns the decrepit university, is on the stock exchange and is bought by many public teacher pension funds.  Disinvestment must be the order of the day.  How […]

Action Alert: Green Party opposes AB955. No to Contract Education. Yes to Fair Taxes: Das Williams supported by the University of Phoenix

Readers might have been following the articles I have written on AB955, the two-tiered system of education being proposed by Das Williams, the Assemblyman and corporate democrat from Ventura and Santa Barbara County, in California.  You can ‘Google’ within Dailycensored.com “Das Williams and AB955” to read more. What is not well known is that Williams […]

Insider trading and shareholder lawsuits at for profit colleges: AN UPDATE

On April 27, 2012 the article : Insider trading probe at University of Phoenix: Washington Post Company stock sales also seen as suspect http://www.dailycensored.com/2012/05/04/insider-trading-probe-at-university-of-phoenix-washington-post-company-stock-sales-also-seen-as-suspect-2/ reported (http://www.dailycensored.com/2012/04/27/insider-trading-probe-at-university-of-phoenix-washington-post-company-stock-sales-also-seen-as-suspect/) that Apollo Group, the parent company of University of Phoenix, was under investigation by the SEC for possible unlawful insider trading activities. The article also reported on several large […]

University of Phoenix Settles Fraud Complaint for $78.5 Million

You’ve seen their commercials all over the web and on television.  The ConsumerAffairs.com website has page after page of complaints from  students detailing their history of abuse and exploitation at the hands of University of Phoenix and its parent company-The Apollo Group.  It also has, on the very same page-a google advertisement from University of […]