The dismantling of shares of Bridgepoint Education (BPI -20.1%) over losing an accreditation for...

|By:, SA News Editor

The dismantling of shares of Bridgepoint Education (BPI -20.1%) over losing an accreditation for one of its institutions displays once again the tenuous relationship between education stocks and federal funding. Though politicians are mindful of alienating millions of voting students and parents in an election year, the purse strings keep getting pulled tighter on the industry through regulation and legislation. On watch: EDMC, LINC, ESI, DV, NAUH, APOL, BPI, CECO, STRA, COCO, APEI, LOPE.