Thursday, June 15, 2017

California Attorney General Responds to U.S. Department of Education Decision to Delay Student Protections

California Attorney General Responds to U.S. Department of Education Decision to Delay Student Protections:

California Attorney General Responds to U.S. Department of Education Decision to Delay Student Protections

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Attorney General Becerra: “Look out, the fox is guarding the hen house”

June 15, 2017 - SACRAMENTO – Following the U.S. Department of Education’s decision on Wednesday to block two important rules that protect students defrauded by for-profit colleges and universities, California Attorney General Xavier Becerra xavier becerra california attorney generalissued the following statement:

“I cannot say I am surprised that President Trump’s Administration has decided not to protect students from predatory for-profit colleges. It was Trump University that had to pay $25 million for offering sham courses, hiring unqualified instructors, and lying to students about learning secrets to real estate success. The message the Trump Administration is sending our students is coming into focus: look out, the fox is guarding the henhouse.”



Attorney General Becerra: If Trump Won’t Protect Students from Unscrupulous For-Profit "Colleges", Then I Will

New rules to protect students, set to take effect July 1, in jeopardy

June 15, 2017 - SACRAMENTO – California Attorney General Xavier Becerra is taking action to protect students defrauded by for-profit colleges and universities and to prevent other students from facing similar circumstances. Attorney General Becerra and eight attorneys general filed a motion to intervene in a lawsuit to defend key new rules aimed at protecting students from deceptive practices and fraud.

The U.S. Department of Education’s (ED) Borrower Defense Regulations are set to take effect on July 1. The California Association of Private Postsecondary Schools (CAPPS), a trade group that represents for-profit colleges and universities, sued ED in an attempt to California Attorney General Responds to U.S. Department of Education Decision to Delay Student Protections:



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