Tag: Betsy DeVos

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Education Department Gave More Than $10 Million to For-Profit Colleges That Should Not Have Received Aid

Under the Trump administration, the Education Department gave $10.7 million to for-profit colleges that should not have received aid. The aid, which included federal loans and grants, was given to students at the Illinois Institute of Art and the Art Institute of Colorado — even though these schools are supposed…

LeBron James Says 'Trump Uses Sports to Divide Us'

After celebrating the opening of his STEM-based I Promise School for at-risk youth, LeBron James took direct shots at President Trump’s leadership while speaking with CNN’s Don Lemon. On Monday, the mega-athlete and humanitarian held nothing back during his discussion with Lemon. He candidly shared his thoughts about Trump and…

Attorneys General to DeVos: Delaying Student Loan Protections Is 'Injustice for Students'

A group of 21 attorneys general signed an open letter to Education Secretary Betsy DeVos urging her to reinstate protections for students scammed by for-profit colleges. The letter cites the BorrowerDefenseRuleandtheGainfulEmploymentRule. These guidelines were intended to protect students who were defrauded by higher education institutions. Last year the Obama administration…