Obama administration has forgiven $171 million owed by former Corinthian students


LOS ANGELES — The U.S. Department of Education has agreed to forgive $171 million of debt owed by former students of the bankrupt for-profit school Corinthian Colleges Inc., most of them in California. The government said Wednesday that it has granted relief to 11,173 students who attended one of the defunct Santa Ana, Calif., company’s colleges,…