Betsy DeVos loses student loan lawsuit brought by 19 states
Thursday, 13 September 2018 () (Bloomberg) -- U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos lost a lawsuit brought by 19 states and the District of Columbia, accusing her department of wrongly delaying implementation of Obama-era regulations meant to protect students who took out loans to attend college from predatory practices. A Washington federal court judge on Wednesday ruled the department’s postponement of the so-called Borrower Defense rule was procedurally improper. The Obama administration created the rule in the wake of revelations that some for-profit colleges enticed students with promises of an education and diplomas that would allow them to get jobs in their chosen fields.
HuffPo reports Education Secretary Betsy DeVos is on the losing end of a lawsuit.
The suit accused the DoE of illegally delaying Obama era regulations to protect student loan borrowers.
District Court Judge Randolph Moss ruled against the DoE.
Moss said DeVos’ attempts to delay were...