It’s Back to the Starting Line on For-Profit CollegesJuly 13, 2017 | :
by Anya Kamenetz
Betsy DeVos has put the brakes on two Obama-era regulations aimed at protecting student borrowers. Beginning with two public hearings this week, one in Washington, D.C., on Monday and a second Wednesday in Dallas, the Education Department is asking stakeholders to go back to the starting line.
On Monday, speaker after speaker in favor of the rules expressed weariness at the reopening of a “negotiated rulemaking” process that took several years and much legal wrangling.