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Student Defense Sues Department of ED Over Gainful Employment Alternate Earnings Appeals

Secretary DeVos has not denied a single alternate earnings appeal filed by a for-profit institution of higher education. Nevertheless, she has refused to disclose any information about the bases for the appeals, or the justifications for her granting the appeals. On May 23, 2018, Student Defense filed suit to compel the release of documents related to these appeals.

Read the Complaint here

More information about the request, and the documents produced by the Department in response to the litigation, is available here.

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