Christian Accrediting Group Faulted in Federal Review

Washington, D.C. -- An Education Department review panel has found serious problems with a Christian-college accrediting agency that some have charged never should have won government recognition.

The National Advisory Committee on Institutional Quality and Integrity voted last month to give the accrediting body 18 months to improve before facing another government review. At the same time, the Education Department is preparing to change the way the accrediting group is described in