House Panel Looks Into Recognition of Christian Accrediting Body

A House of Representatives subcommittee has started an investigation of the way the Education Department gave federal recognition to a new accrediting group, the Transnational Association of Christian Schools.

Rep. Ted Weiss, a New York Democrat who is chairman of the Human Resources and Intergovernmental Relations Subcommittee, has asked the Education Department for all the documents it has on the decision.

Some educators have criticized Education Secretary Lamar Alexander for