Lauren Asher

President, Institute for College Access and Success

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President of the Institute for College Access and Success, a nonprofit research and advocacy group that works to make higher education more affordable

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Corinthian Colleges officially went out of business today. It was once one of the country’s biggest for-profit college chains.

Corinthian Colleges Closes Its Doors

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The big news on Sunday was House passage of  healthcare reform  and the so-called " reconciliation " bill that now goes to the Senate.

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The scenario is all too familiar: increased demand and rising costs; diminishing revenues during a major recession. It's not healthcare, it's higher education.

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The scenario is all too familiar: increased demand and rising costs; diminishing revenues during a major recession. It's not healthcare, it's higher education.

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