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Corinthian boosted figures to obtain federal funds
Corinthian boosted figures to obtain federal funds

After wrapping up a nine-month electrician training program at Everest College-San Bernardino in 2011, Kenneth Dewar hoped to get the career placement assistance he had been promised. Then he spotted his own photo on a campus wall featuring "successfully placed" graduates. The school had counted his sporadic gigs as a freelance audio engineer, work he secured before ever enrolling. "I was a mark in their book, and they didn't want to change it," said Dewar, 39, whose attempts to get placement assistance went nowhere. As federal regulators move to shut down Everest's parent company, Corinthian Colleges Inc., corporate documents and interviews with company...

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