As Corinthian and U.S. Scramble on Deal, Some Ask Who’s Looking Out for Students

[Updated (7/2/2014, 7:45 a.m.) to include news that the parties did not reach an agreement Tuesday night.]

Negotiations between the U.S. Department of Education and Corinthian Colleges Inc. over the fate of the company’s 100-plus campuses enrolling some 75,000 students did not result in an agreement Tuesday night as the parties worked to finalize decisions on which campuses would be closed and which would be offered for sale.

“While we did not reach an