At its essence, a college accreditor ensures that the schools receiving federal financial aid dollars are providing an education to students that can lead to a good jobs that help pay those student loan bills.
It should go without saying any college approved should exist. But the Accrediting Council for Independent Colleges and Schools seemed to have missed that memo when they accredited Reagan National University, a college that appeared to lack faculty or students, a USA TODAY network investigation found.
Now, a report released from the Education Department recommends the federal government terminate its recognition of the accreditor.
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