According to a report released Nov. 22 by the Government Accountability Office, most of the commercial colleges tested by undercover investigators posing as students allowed them to enroll in online courses with fake high school graduation credentials, the New York Times reports. And most of the colleges that enrolled investigators violated academic policies on cheating or grading, or the federal regulations requiring exit counseling for those with student loans, the report said. Between October 2010 and last month, the investigators posed as students and tried to enroll in introductory online courses at 15 commercial colleges, 12 of which allowed...

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