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2012 High School Dropouts in America Survey Released on Nov. 14

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LOS ANGELES, Nov. 1, 2012 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Results from the 2012 High School Dropouts in America survey will be released via press release on Wednesday, Nov. 14 at 8 a.m. PST. Hundreds of thousands of Americans fail to finish high school each year, and the survey of young adults, conducted by Harris/ Decima on behalf of Everest College, will reveal the reasons why young Americans drop out of high school and the obstacles they face in completing their GED (General Education Development).

WHAT:
Results from the 2012 High School Dropouts in America survey, a national snapshot of the core reasons young adults drop out of school and what may be preventing them from completing their GED.
   
WHO:

Harris/Decima on behalf of Everest College; John Swartz, regional director of career services at Everest College, is available for media interviews to discuss survey findings, as well as provide commentary on education and workplace hiring trends.
   
WHEN:
Survey results issued Wednesday, Nov. 14 at 8 a.m. PST through GlobeNewswire or via e-mail upon media request.
   
CONTACT:

For an embargoed advance copy of the survey results, or to schedule an interview with survey spokesman, John Swartz, please contact Ron Neal • rneal@pondel.com 310-279-5972 or Evan Pondel • epondel@pondel.com 310-279-5973.

About Everest College

Everest College is part of Corinthian Colleges, Inc., one of the largest post-secondary education companies in North America. Its mission is to prepare students for careers in demand or for advancement in their chosen field. It offers diploma programs and associate and bachelor's degrees in a variety of occupational areas, including healthcare, criminal justice, business, information technology and construction trades. Programs vary by campus. For more information, please visit www.everest.edu. For more information about our graduation rates, the median debt of students who completed the program and other important information, please visit our website at www.everest.edu/disclosures.

The Corinthian Colleges, Inc. logo is available at http://www.globenewswire.com/newsroom/prs/?pkgid=8848

About Harris/Decima (a division of Harris Interactive)

Harris Interactive is one of the world's leading custom market research firms, leveraging research, technology, and business acumen to transform relevant insight into actionable foresight. Known widely for the Harris Poll and for pioneering innovative research methodologies, Harris offers expertise in a wide range of industries including healthcare, technology, public affairs, energy, telecommunications, financial services, insurance, media, retail, restaurant, and consumer package goods. Serving clients in over 215 countries and territories through our North American, European, and Asian offices and a network of independent market research firms, Harris specializes in delivering research solutions that help us – and our clients – stay ahead of what's next. For more information, please visit www.harrisinteractive.com.

CONTACT: Ron Neal/Evan Pondel 310-279-5972; 310-279-5973 rneal@pondel.com; epondel@pondel.com

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