Newspaper Investigates Scholarship Fund for For-Profit Enrollees

PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — Questions are being raised about the use of a tax-exempt charitable foundation that provided scholarships for students of a for-profit college network headed for years by a former governor of Maine.

The Maine Sunday Telegram has published ( ) the results of a three-month investigation into an aspect of long-running controversy surrounding Education Management Corp., formerly led by John McKernan. McKernan was governor from 1987 to 1995 and became CEO of the education firm in 2003.

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