The parent companies of the University of Phoenix and Art Institutes chains, as well as ITT Tech and Strayer University would be at risk of losing all federal funding if not for the exemption, according to a Senate report.
The maintenance manager for California’s Richmond Housing Authority has given at least $78,000 in emergency work to Strongbuilt Construction. But her husband says he performed the repairs – and the troubled agency’s top brass knew about it.
A bill to tighten federal funding available to for-profit colleges was quashed in a committee headed by a congressman who gets more campaign funds from the University of Phoenix’s parent company than any other member of Congress.
The Center for Investigative Reporting today received four awards from the Society of Professional Journalists’ Northern California chapter for public service, data visualization, investigative reporting and video journalism.