The Huffington Post has reported that the president and CEO of a non-profit entity supporting teacher education is also now serving on the board of Corinthian Colleges, one of the nation's foremost for-profit education companies. David Halperin of the Huff Post reports that Sharon Robinson, the head of the American Association of Colleges for Teacher Education, also is a board member of Corinthian Colleges. Robinson's non-profit aim to advocate for strong professional teacher education. According to the Huff Post report, Robinson's total compensation for serving as a board member of Corinthian Colleges could range up to $160,000 per year. Halperin's report states, "Santa Ana, Calif.-based Corinthian now faces a major lawsuit, filed last summer, from California attorney general Kamala Harris, who has charged that the company has engaged in 'false and predatory advertising, intentional misrepresentations to students, securities fraud and unlawful use of military seals in advertisements.' In January, Corinthian disclosed that it had received a request for documents and information regarding its recruiting and business practices by a group of another thirteen state attorneys general (Arkansas, Arizona, Connecticut, Idaho, Iowa, Kentucky, Missouri, Nebraska, North Carolina, Oregon, Tennessee, Washington and Pennsylvania)."
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