“Della Justice, vice president of legal affairs at Veterans Education Success, an advocacy group that spoke out against the Arkansas-Phoenix deal, said she was dismayed with the Idaho board’s decision. “We are disappointed that the Idaho State Board of Education rushed into this decision and seemed to show little regard for the students who attend the University of Phoenix,” Justice said. “The board did not demand to see job placement rates or earnings, and discounted the University of Phoenix’s low graduation rate.”

Read the full column at The Washington Post here.