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Morning Brief: April 3

Four “Predatory” For-Profit Colleges Investigated

The NYC Department of Consumer Affairs is scrutinizing Berkeley College, Mandl School, New York Career Institute, and Technical Career Institutes, or TCI College. There are concerns about students’ dropout and loan-default rates, as well as recruiting tactics.

De Blasio changes tactics for NYC's state budget pitch

Blasio has keeps a lower profile this budget season

A year ago, New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio waged a public campaign for his city's needs, exemplified by his repeated trips to Albany to personally lobby the governor and Legislature as they embarked on their annual, and often secretive, state budget negotiations.