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San Francisco For-Profit College Settles Alleged Deceptive Marketing Suit For $4.4M

The California Art Institute in San Francisco, a for-profit university, has agreed to a $4.4 million settlement with the City Attorney’s office over claims that it allegedly used deceptive marketing tactics.

06/18/2014

California Attorney General Kamala Harris  (Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images)

California AG Sues Corinthian, Heald College Group For False Advertising

California Attorney General Kamala Harris sued Corinthian Colleges Inc., the parent company of a chain of career-preparation colleges, in San Francisco Superior Court Thursday for alleged false advertising and marketing about its job placement rates.

10/10/2013

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Cal Grant Eligibility Rules Put Squeeze On For-Profit Colleges

A state report examining Cal Grant’s new eligibility standards says the tighter rules have disqualified 80 percent of California’s for-profit colleges from the financial aid program.

01/07/2013

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