RALEIGH, N.C. — North Carolina’s prized public universities could be the biggest losers as state leaders defend a new law limiting the rights of LGBT people.
The 17-university system, which includes the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and North Carolina State University as well several historically black colleges, risks losing more than $1.4 billion in federal funds if the Republicans who run the Legislature don’t reverse the law. The U.S. Justice Department wants an answer by the end of business on Monday.
Last summer, Corinthian Colleges closed its doors amid government scrutiny of for-profit colleges. The school - which had been the recipient of some $1.5 billion in annual federal aid funding - was variously accused of employing deceptive marketing practices, falsifying job placement records, and lying about graduation rates.
Even after aspiring lawyers take the LSAT, they have to endure the stress of law school. Impossible exams, tough professors, and all-nighters will permeate the next three years — unless you go to school to become a drug dealer.
Two months after abruptly closing its doors as a result of losing access to federal student financial aid, the for-profit Marinello Schools of Beauty has settled a whistleblower case that accused the school of engaging in various schemes to defraud the government of federal fi