Sam Petulla

Sam Petulla is a writer based in Washington, DC. His writing has appeared in Wired, Inside Higher Ed, and at the Nieman Journalism Lab's Web site.

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The Department of Education cracks down on the worst for-profit scams, but lets those that are just "bad" off easy. Read more

Education in America

TAP talks with a foreign-affairs expert about the protests in Haiti following disputed election results. Read more


TAP talks to Sheila Krumholz about the real effects of the Citizens United decision on the midterms. Read more


TAP talks with Jacob Hacker and Paul Pierson about their new book on income disparity and how Washington has abandoned the middle class. Read more