Education Dept cancels accreditor that approved seemingly fake college

A sign for Reagan National University is posted outside one of two locked doors in a Sioux Falls office building in January 2020.

The U.S. Department of Education is canceling its recognition of an agency that signed off on a South Dakota college, even though it didn’t seem to have students or professors.  The agency, the Accrediting Council for Independent Colleges and Schools, had approved Reagan National University in Sioux Falls. But USA TODAY Network investigation last year found no evidence of … Read more