Education Secretary Betsy DeVos Elizabeth (Betsy) Dee DeVosDeVos: Education is "unequivocally" not one of Trump's top priorities Report from The Hill: Trump faces new sanctions against Iran Report by The Hill: 12: 30 – Presented by MAPRx – Biden, Sanders on the stage of the first DNC debate MORE moved Friday to reverse a policy developed under the Obama administration to deter for-profit colleges from predatory practices.
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According to the labor rules, with-profits colleges had to contribute to students' debts-learning quota to prove their programs was worth the cost and sufficiently educated students. Universities that consistently leave low-income and high-debt graduates would lose federal funding.
However, in the statement released on Friday, DeVos officials argued that the rule was flawed and that other factors outside program quality could contribute to the future salary of a graduate.
"Time and again, Minister DeVos proves she cares only about protecting profit-driven universities, no matter how many students they cheat," said Aaron Ament, president of the National Student Legal Defense Network, in a statement.
The move comes as the democratic presidential debt crisis of 2020 has become a political issue, and legislators are debating how to handle more than $ 1 trillion in outstanding student debt in the United States.
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