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Annual Report of the CFPB Student Loan Ombudsman,” Consumer Financial Protection Bureau. (2014).

Barack Obama Pushes For-Profit Colleges to the Brink,”Allie Grasgreen, Politico, 7/1/15.

College Inc,” PBS Frontline. (2010).

Debt and the American Dream,” Eric Best (2012).

Default: The Student Loan Documentary” (2011).

Do Employers Prefer Workers Who Attend For-Profit Colleges? Evidence from a Field Experiment” Rajeev Darolia et al. (2014).

Do the Benefits of College Still Outweigh the Costs?” Jaison Abel & Richard Deitz (2014). Federal Reserve Bank of New York.

Does Federal Student Aid Raise Tuition? New Evidence on For-Profit Colleges.” Stephanie Reigg Cellini and Claudia Goldin, (2012).

For Profit Higher Education: The Failure to Safeguard the Federal Investment and Ensure Student Success,” Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pensions (HELP) Committee. (2012).

Loans for Educational Opportunity: Making Borrowing Work for Today’s Students,” Susan Dynarski, and Daniel Kreisman, (2013).

“Obama Administration Increases Accountability for Low-Performing For-Profit Institutions,” U.S. Department of Education, press release, July 1, 2015.

State Funding Trends and Policies on Affordability,” US Government Accountability Office. (2014).

Student Debt” (a collection of episodes and articles). Moyers & Company Online.

Taxpayer funds are lifeline for more than 100 for-profit schools,” Aaron Glantz,(2014).

“The Activist’s Handbook,” Randy Shaw (Berkeley: Univ of California Press, 2013).

The Case Against For-Profit Colleges and Universities,” Emily Hanford (2012).

Why Federal College Ratings Won’t Rein In Tuition,” Susan Dynarski (2014).

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