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A Subprime Education/The Education of Omarina

  • Aired: 09/13/2016
  • 54:27
  • Rating: NR
In the first part of a one-hour education special, correspondent Martin Smith investigates allegations of fraud and predatory behavior by for-profit colleges in "A Subprime Education." Then, in “The Education of Omarina,” FRONTLINE examines how an innovative program to stem the dropout crisis has affected one girl’s journey from middle school to college.
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FRONTLINE examines for-profit colleges and efforts to stem the high school dropout rate.
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