Ed Trust thanks the eight senators who recently asked Education Sec. Arne Duncan to investigate data manipulation tricks for-profit colleges use to hide huge student default rates.

“For-profit schools should not be allowed to use administrative smoke and mirrors to circumvent regulations that protect students and taxpayers.” — Sen. Richard Blumenthal (D-Conn.), Sen. Barbara Boxer (D-Calif.), Sen. Dick Durbin (D-Ill.), Al Franken (D-Minn.), Sen. Tom Harkin (D-Iowa),  Sen. Frank Lautenberg (D-N.J.), Jack Reed (D-R.I.), and Sen. Jay Rockefeller (D-W.Va.)