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Frontline. / College, Inc.

Author: John MaggioMartin SmithChris DurranceSeth BomseRain Media, Inc.All authors
Publisher: [United States] : PBS Distribution, [2010]
Edition/Format:   DVD video : NTSC color broadcast system : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Higher education is a $400 billion industry fueled by taxpayer money. One of the fastest-growing and most controversial sectors of the industry is the for-profit colleges and universities. Frontline looks at these for-profit colleges and universities and how the way they use money affects the education they provide.
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Genre/Form: Documentary television programs
Nonfiction television programs
Video recordings for the hearing impaired
Television programs
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: John Maggio; Martin Smith; Chris Durrance; Seth Bomse; Rain Media, Inc.; WGBH Educational Foundation.; PBS Distribution (Firm)
ISBN: 9781608832835 160883283X
OCLC Number: 643117456
Language Note: In English with optional audio description; closed-captioned.
Notes: Originally produced for Frontline public television broadcast on May 4, 2010.
"Frontline is a production of WGBH/Boston."--End credits.
Credits: Editor, Seth Bomse ; directors of photography, Ben McCoy, Sam Shinn ; music, Justin Samaha.
Performer(s): Correspondent, Martin Smith.
Target Audience: Not rated.
Description: 1 videodisc (ca. 60 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD ; NTSC ; widescreen ; stereo.
Contents: Meet Michael Clifford --
The for-profit model --
The sales and marketing story --
What it takes to revive a failing college --
New, tougher regulations --
Everyone's joined the fray.
Other Titles: Frontline (Television program)
College, Inc.
College, Incorporated
Frontline (Television program)
Responsibility: WGBH Educational Foundation ; a Frontline co-production with Rain Media, Inc. ; written by John Maggio & Martin Smith ; produced by Chris Durrance, John Maggio, Martin Smith.

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Higher education is a $400 billion industry fueled by taxpayer money. One of the fastest-growing and most controversial sectors of the industry is the for-profit colleges and universities. Frontline looks at these for-profit colleges and universities and how the way they use money affects the education they provide.

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