January 26, 2015

Who Said That?

Florida's quote of the day

| 7/1/2014

" He can’t read the contract, first of all…how can he be obligated having signed it?"

-- Laurie McConnell, former Everest librarian

When Marcela Cash visited the Pompano Beach campus of Everest University recently, the for-profit school wooed the Fort Lauderdale woman with promises of a good new job as a medical assistant. School reps touted their job placement department, and the program’s internship opportunities.

Cash signed up. She didn’t know that the school has been accused of inflating its job placement rates, and is in a state of financial crisis. A day earlier, Everest’s parent company, Corinthian Colleges, had announced that the whole corporation —100-plus campuses in 26 states and Canada — might implode.

Read more at the Miami Herald.

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