February 2012

Imagine America Foundation Releases Fact Book 2012

10 Things You Didn’t Know About the Importance of Career Colleges

Washington, D.C. (February 23, 2012) – For nearly two years now, career colleges or “for-profit” schools have been assailed in a constant – and deliberate – wave of attacks beginning on Capitol Hill and playing out in the media. Lost in the accusations about these school’s tuition costs, share of federal financial aid dollars, and alleged aggressive recruiting practices is the true importance career colleges have in our nation’s higher education system and our economy.