April 10, 2011

Washington Post
They include a drop in political support for private-sector education companies and “financial and corporate agendas.” Past and current Washington Post Co. officials also acknowledge they didn’t keep close-enough tabs on its fast-sprawling education unit, report Steven Mufson and Jia Lynn Yang.

What Post Co. CEO Donald Graham says:

“I believe in what Kaplan Higher Education does. I think its work benefits its students and in a sense benefits the country by educating people who need the education. I will go anywhere and meet with anyone to make the case for our work.”

> WP ombud in November: WP needs to beef up coverage of Kaplan

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