“Carrie Wofford, president of Veterans Education Success, called the settlement a ‘really important step forward’ in protecting veterans. ‘The broader context of this case is for-profit colleges are incentivized by federal laws to target veterans,’ she said. “For-profit schools cost on average twice as much as public colleges, and most of their revenues come directly from taxpayers through federal financial aid. The schools also spend heavily on marketing to recruit students who qualify for federal aid, especially veterans.”

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