The White House trains its sights on for-profit colleges
May 13, 2021
Episode 432

The White House trains its sights on for-profit colleges

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Plus: the politicization of unemployment, New York City homes under $100K and, of course, the CDC's new mask rules.

For-profit schools got a bit of a break under the Trump administration, but no longer. The former head of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau is now in charge of student loans at the Education Department, and he’s hitting some schools’ bottom line. Marketplace reporter Amy Scott is with us to talk about it today. Plus: the politicization of unemployment, New York City homes under $100K and, of course, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s new mask rules.

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Molly Wood Host
Donna Tam Interim Senior Producer
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Bridget Bodnar Senior producer