Some former Bay Area college students are trying to figure out what to do next after learning this weekend that there would be no class anytime soon at Heald College, WyoTech or other educational institutions run by Corinthians College.
Corinthian Colleges will shut down all of its remaining 28 ground campuses, including locations in San Francisco, San Jose and other California cities, displacing about 16,000 students.
Corinthian Colleges Inc. and the U.S. Department of Education have reached an agreement that will allow the for-profit education company to receive an immediate $16 million in federal student aid funds.
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.
The state has changed the guidelines for schools eligible to receive Cal Grants, impacting students who attend more than 150 schools across California.