DeVos faces lawsuit over “gainful-employment” regulations the first week on the job
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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.
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