Business Of Ed: For-Profits Signing Homeless Up For "College"
"For- profit schools are tapping shelters and halfway houses for new students, loading them with debt and leaving taxpayers on the hook," according to this disturbing story from Bloomberg Businessweek's Daniel Golden (The Homeless at College).
What's the nonprofit/ K12 version of this, I wonder? Bilking the public by signing homeless kids up for expensive online programs? Enrolling kids in community college to take noncredit remedial coursework? There's gotta be something. [Update: National Journal is debating for profit EMOs this week - how timely!]