Education stocks are on watch after Bridgepoint Education reveals it's under investigation by...

|About: Bridgepoint Education, Inc. (BPI)|By:, SA News Editor

Education stocks are on watch after Bridgepoint Education reveals it's under investigation by the DOJ. The sector could take a hit with an increasing focus on the practice of companies of tying compensation to recruiting levels. Lawmakers (and taxpayers) are less than thrilled with the prevailing quantity over quality sentiment in the sector. BPI -13.5% premarket.