Washington Post Has Several Conflicts of Interest in Reporting on For-Profit Colleges


By Stephen Burd As the for-profit higher-education industry fights efforts by the Obama administration and Congress to increase federal oversight of its schools, the industry’s lobbyists have a powerful weapon: the world-renownedWashington Post. It’s hardly a secret that the Washington Post Company owns Kaplan Inc., one of the largest for-profit-college chains in the country. Kaplan, […]