Calif. 'truancy crisis'
OCTOBER 10: California Attorney General Kamala Harris speaks during a news conference on October 10, 2013 in San Francisco, California.
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Corinthian Colleges Taps Anthony Guida as Executive Vice President, External Affairs
Corinthian Colleges, Inc. announced today that Anthony Guida Jr. will join the company as executive vice president of external affairs effective February 20. Guida, 52, will be responsible for initiatives related to public policy, government affairs and regulatory compliance.
Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Sues ITT as Predatory Lender
The nation's top consumer watchdog sued ITT Educational Services Inc. on Wednesday, accusing the for-profit college chain of pushing its students into high-cost private loans that it knew were likely to end up in default.
Contact center cuts 105 workers in Colorado Springs
Everest University Online has cut 105 jobs at its contact center in Colorado Springs, the Colorado Springs Business Journal reports .
Falling enrollment for online classes leads Everest to lay off 105 in Colorado Springs
Everest University has laid off 105 of the 433 employees at its Colorado Springs call center as part of nationwide cutback by the for-profit college's parent company, Corinthian Colleges Inc. - a response to slowing enrollment in online classes.
Feds probing Corinthian Colleges' campuses
Corinthian Colleges Inc. reported Feb. 6 that in January it received a new request for documents from the U.S. Attorney's Office in Atlanta "related to allegations that the company, and/or its campuses in Decatur and Jonesboro, Georgia, and/or their affiliated schools, may have submitted, or caused to be submitted, false claims" to the U.S.
Wednesday Sector Leaders: Education & Training Services, Metals & Mining Stocks
In trading on Wednesday, education & training services shares were relative leaders, up on the day by about 1.7%.
Thornton drawing businesses and jobs to city, more to come
Thornton's Economic Development division is stuffing the city to its seams with large businesses and corporations to keep pace with the growing population and subsequent demand for local job opportunities.