For-profit colleges are increasingly recruiting veterans, and are taking in a large portion of the billions of dollars in federal grants and loans alloted to vets. One of the for-profit colleges most aggressively recruiting is Kaplan, which owns 75 colleges and the online Kaplan University. Kaplan is also part of the Washington Post Company. Bloomberg News editor-at-large Dan Golden joins us to explain why Kaplan is facing investigations and four whistleblower lawsuits accusing the company of deceptive practices.
Jeremy Hobson joins Robin Young as co-host of Here & Now in its new 2-hour format, from WBUR and NPR.
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