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Issues

Senator Harkin has written three op-eds on for-profit colleges.

Washington Post: A fairer deal for college students

Forbes: Beware Of For-Profit Higher Education

Huffington Post: For-profit colleges and the threat of a new bubble

Des Moines Register: Tom's Register Op Ed (Requires Subscription)
For-profit colleges and universities have had it up to here with U.S. Sen. Tom Harkin. The Iowa Democrat continues to shine the spotlight on their problems and warn the public about some of them. From low graduation rates to huge student debt to shameful recruiting practices, he isn't letting schools off the hook.