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…

Archived: Trump's Minion Betsy DeVos Gives Green Light for Schools to Blow Whistle on Immigrants

There is no sanctuary for children in President Donald Trump’s racist world, and now schools can be a tool for deporting children and parents. Education Secretary Betsy DeVos said Tuesday before the House Education and Workforce Committee that schools and local communities decide whether to call U.S. Immigration and Customs…

Archived: 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…