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We won't sit by idly while students face rule rollbacks that signal "open season"

We won’t sit by idly while students face rule rollbacks that signal “open season”

Faculty Forward Network signed a joint coalition letter to Education Secretary Betsy DeVos on July 12 expressing opposition to “the delay, dismantling or weakening of the gainful employment regulations finalized in October 2014 and the ‘borrower defense to repayment’ and college accountability regulations finalized in November 2016.” Students and taxpayers should not be on the hook for fraudulent and deceptive business practices that fail to deliver quality education at a reasonable cost. In man ...

Betsy DeVos: Not My Choice for Secretary of Education

Betsy DeVos: Not My Choice for Secretary of Education

The nomination of Betsy DeVos to the Department of Education as Education Secretary in the coming Trump administration is an affront to public education at all levels. DeVos has no public education experience, personally or professionally. She is a billionaire with a penchant for privatizing education for profit and funneling millions to conservative and religious causes, including political contributions to oppose same-sex-marriage laws. She’s also anti-union and omitted a $125,000 political do ...

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