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Grand Canyon University Sues U.S. Education Department

Grand Canyon University has sued the federal government over its nonprofit status.

In 2018, the school sold off assets that allowed it to be categorized by the IRS as a nonprofit, affording access to both tax and federal funding benefits.

But the U.S. Education Department did not follow the IRS’s lead, and continued to categorize GCU as a for-profit.

To find out what this means, The Show spoke with Rick Seltzer, projects editor at Inside Higher Ed.

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Mark Brodie is a co-host of The Show, KJZZ’s locally produced news magazine. Since starting at KJZZ in 2002, Brodie has been a host, reporter and producer, including several years covering the Arizona Legislature, based at the Capitol.