In this June 30, 2009 file photo, Larry Wostenberg teaches an engine management systems class at the WyoTech technical school campus in Laramie, Wyo. Last week, Corinthian Colleges Inc., the company that runs Everest, Heald and WyoTech colleges with about 75,000 students enrolled nationwide, said it was in danger of shutting down.
In this June 30, 2009 file photo, Larry Wostenberg teaches an engine management systems class at the WyoTech technical school campus in Laramie, Wyo. Last week, Corinthian Colleges Inc., the company that runs Everest, Heald and WyoTech colleges with about 75,000 students enrolled nationwide, said it was in danger of shutting down. File photo by Mead Gruver The Associated Press
In this June 30, 2009 file photo, Larry Wostenberg teaches an engine management systems class at the WyoTech technical school campus in Laramie, Wyo. Last week, Corinthian Colleges Inc., the company that runs Everest, Heald and WyoTech colleges with about 75,000 students enrolled nationwide, said it was in danger of shutting down. File photo by Mead Gruver The Associated Press

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