A U.S. Senate committee probing allegations that some for-profit schools push students into big debt and fail to educate them likely will introduce a bill tightening rules next year, Reuters reports. Sen. Tom Harkin, D-Iowa, chair of the Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions, said at a hearing that he was determined to stamp out abuses at the schools, which often offer training in jobs like installing central air conditioning or running a doctors office. "We will be having yet another hearing in early December, and then be looking at sometime next year coming up with some kind...

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