A USA Today investigation found no evidence of students or faculty at Reagan National University in South Dakota, which ACICS formally recognized.
Many of the programs to forgive student debt are riddled with flaws but new Education Department regulations will only come after a lengthy review.
About 160,000 defrauded borrowers sued Betsy DeVos over her handling of their claims. Under her, the program went from 99.2% approval to 99.4% denial.
Education Sec. Cardona reversed a controversial Trump-era rule barring undocumented and international students, including Dreamers, from stimulus aid.
Borrowers are waiting for action on the $1.7 trillion student-debt crisis, and Richard Cordray's appointment may have just brought it a lot closer.
Politico reported that 15 unions representing over 10 million workers are claiming the Public Service Loan Forgiveness rejected 98% of applicants.
The DOE just canceled $1 billion of student debt, but that was just for pending claims. Thousands of other defrauded students could be out there.
Miguel Cardona's first major act reverses a Trump-era policy, providing about $1 billion of cancelation for student loans related to fraud.
The rules were unveiled by former Education Secretary Betsy DeVos in the final year of the Trump administration.
Outgoing Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos advised Congress to vote against student loan forgiveness, according to a letter obtained by CBS News and Politico. “Across-the-board forgiveness of college debts is not only unfair to most Americans, it is also the most regressive of policy proposals – rewarding the wealthiest sector […]
Education Secretary Betsy DeVos was recorded telling Department of Education staff to become “the resistance” to the Biden administration when he becomes president in January. She made the comment during a virtual meeting with department staff, according to Politico, which obtained a recording of the meeting. “Be the resistance against […]
The deadline for student loan forbearance was extended until the end of January 2021, Education Sec. Betsy DeVos announced Friday. More than 40 million student loan borrowers in the US were not expected to make payments on their federal student loans as part of the CARES Act package passed by […]
Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos is the focus of an investigation into whether she violated the Hatch Act, Politico reported on Monday. The investigation centres on comments she made on a Fox News interview in early September slamming Joe Biden, the Democratic presidential nominee. The Hatch Act bars top-level government […]
According to The New York Times, Betsy DeVos and the Trump administration are cutting funding to certain Connecticut schools over their participation in the Connecticut Interscholastic Athletic Conference. The conference allows transgender student-athletes to compete with, and against, athletes who share their gender identity, a course of action Trump’s administration […]
Education Secretary Betsy Devos on Sunday doubled down on the Trump administration’s position on opening schools in the fall amid the US’ ongoing record spike in cases of the novel coronavirus. “There is going to be the exception to the rule,” Devos said. “But the rule should be that kids […]
Vice President Mike Pence pushed governors to reopen their public schools during a Tuesday call in which he cited the adverse economic impact of school closures. Pence argued that continuing to keep kids at home to help contain the spread of the coronavirus is untenable given the significant negative impacts […]
President Trump on Friday vetoed a measure that would have made it easier for students defrauded by for-profit colleges to obtain the cancelation of their federal student loans. By vetoing the bill, Trump sided with his Education secretary, Betsy DeVos. “With this veto, this administration chose profiteers over veterans and […]