We’re trying to raise $200,000 by tomorrow! Help us reach our goal.
DeVos faces lawsuit over “gainful-employment” regulations the first week on the job
Share Now on:
Less than a week into her new post, Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos is facing a lawsuit. The American Association of Cosmetology Schools is suing the secretary in federal court to block the enforcement of “gainful employment” regulations. The Obama-era rules are aimed at making sure graduates of mostly for-profit career education programs earn enough to afford their federal student loans. In the first year, about 60 percent of cosmetology and barbering programs did not meet the new standards.
There’s a lot happening in the world. Through it all, Marketplace is here for you.
You rely on Marketplace to break down the world’s events and tell you how it affects you in a fact-based, approachable way. We rely on your financial support to keep making that possible.
Your donation today powers the independent journalism that you rely on. For just $5/month, you can help sustain Marketplace so we can keep reporting on the things that matter to you.