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GAO:Colleges Encouraged Fraud and Engaged in Deceptive and Questionable Marketing Practices
Eyeblast TV / The Blast ( Media Research Center) ^ | 8/4/2010 | Joe Schoffstall

Posted on 08/04/2010 11:45:32 AM PDT by blog.Eyeblast.tv

Undercover testing, done using a hidden video camera by Government Accountability Office (GAO) employees, shows that for-profit colleges encouraged fraud and went one step further by engaging in deceptive and questionable marketing practices.

The findings were published in the GAO report, For-Profit Colleges: Undercover Testing Finds Colleges Encouraged Fraud and Engaged in Deceptive and Questionable Marketing Practices. The footage and information was gathered by visiting 15 for-profit schools. The results showed that 4 colleges encouraged fraudulent practices and all 15 made deceptive or otherwise questionable statements to the undercover GAO operative.

According to the GAO website:

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TOPICS: Government; Politics; Society
KEYWORDS: colleges; education; fraud; gao

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