Deluged by discrimination complaints against U.S. colleges, the Education Department is taking years to resolve cases involving alleged sexual assault at Harvard Law School and Princeton University, and lawmakers are questioning the agency’s ability to enforce its own rules.
Bridgepoint Education Inc. , the owner of Ashford University, pulled in millions of dollars in federal funds as student dropout rates soared, U.S. Senator Tom Harkin said today at a hearing on the for-profit college.
Wall Street investment firms’ pursuit of short-term gains interferes with the educational goals of the for-profit colleges they invest in, said U.S. Senator Tom Harkin , chairman of the education committee.