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Education Department fires law firm overseeing the turnaround of Corinthian Colleges' former schools

Mar 14, 2016 - Washington Post Blogs

The Department of Education is dumping the law firm charged with overseeing the turnaround of dozens of campuses once owned by Corinthian Colleges, the defunct for-profit chain that lost access to federal funds for lying to the government about its graduation and job placement rates.

When ECMC Group purchased more than 50 Corinthian campuses and created Zenith Education Group to run them in November 2014, the department insisted the company select an independent monitor to make sure the...