The Pros And Cons Of For-Profit Schools

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Many people are talking about the possible downfalls of these schools, The Policy Director of Education Sector Kevin Carey, in his commentary “Why do you think there called For-Profit Colleges?” published in The Chronicle of Higher Education, July 25, 2010,addresses the topic of for profit colleges, students loans and higher education and argues that for profit schools are necessary despite the “shady” things and financial dangers going on because they fill a void left by traditional institutions, and they are to stay. He supports his claim by first calling attention to the negative parts of these universities, then the positive perspectives. He eventually infers there are perils included with the for-benefit. Carey’s purpose is to educate…show more content…
In Carey 's argument there 's one reason why for profit colleges have an advantage and that is because these colleges provide courses that bankrupt colleges can’t provide (par.12). In the article by Clark, Jane Bennett points out that other vocational students, for-profit schools represent a forceful option to public and nonprofit colleges. Also in the article by Surowiecki, James he claims that “The schools offer classes at night, online and in weeks-long sessions year-round, making them "much more flexible" than traditional colleges for-profit colleges looked like the future of education. Targeting so-called “nontraditional students”—who are typically older, often have jobs, and don’t necessarily go to school full time—they advertised aggressively to attract business, claiming to impart marketable skills that would lead to good jobs”. Another reason from Carey 's Argument“The federal government has every right to regulate the billions of taxpayer dollars it is pouring into the pockets of for-profit shareholders.(para 11) “The sooner abusive colleges are prevented from loading students with crushing debt in exchange for low-value degrees, the better.”. As for profit schools have there good things they also have the bad as you go to a for profit school you get loans which you think you can pay back soon but you don 't because those loans get higher with interest. Carey point this out in his argument in a “number of students are having a hard time paying back loans any recruiters ' induce students to take out huge loans for nearly worthless degrees” (para5). In the article by Clark, Jane Bennett even point out that a Senate hearing on revenue driven universities circulated reports of shady enrolling works on, including deluding planned understudies about occupation and compensation prospects. One
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