Betsy DeVos Held in Contempt for Violating Court Order on Student Loan Collection | CNN Politics
Education Secretary Betsy DeVos and the Department of Education were held in civil contempt by a federal judge on Thursday and ordered to pay damages to student borrowers who took out loans to attend a now defunct for-profit college. The judge had previously ordered the Department of Education to stop collecting on the loans. But last month, the department admitted that more than 16,000 borrowers were incorrectly informed that they owed a payment on their debt after the court order. About 1,800 had their wages garnished and more than 800 were mistakenly subject to adverse credit reporting.
DeVos Held in Contempt for Violating Judge’s Order on Student Loans | Politico
A federal judge on Thursday held Education Secretary Betsy DeVos in contempt of court and imposed a $100,000 fine for violating an order to stop collecting on the student loans owed by students of a defunct for-profit college. The exceedingly rare judicial rebuke of a Cabinet secretary came after the Trump administration was forced to admit to the court earlier this year that it erroneously collected on the loans of some 16,000 borrowers who attended Corinthian Colleges despite being ordered to stop doing so.
Federal Judge Holds DeVos in Contempt in Loan Case, Slaps Education Department with $100,000 Fine | Washington Post
A federal judge on Thursday held Education Secretary Betsy DeVos in contempt for violating an order to stop collecting loan payments from former Corinthian Colleges students. Magistrate Judge Sallie Kim of the U.S. District Court in San Francisco slapped the Education Department with a $100,000 fine for violating a preliminary injunction.
Betsy DeVos Held in Contempt by Federal Judge for Violating Order on Student Loan Collection | Fox News
A federal judge held Education Secretary Betsy DeVos in contempt of court on Thursday and sanctioned the Education Department with a $100,000 fine after it said DeVos refused to comply with a court mandate to cease collection of loans from students who were defrauded by now-defunct Corinthian Colleges.
Judge Holds Betsy DeVos In Contempt For Violating Student Loans Order | Forbes
A federal judge has now held U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos in contempt of court for violating her order. Here’s what you need to know.
DeVos Sued Amid New Evidence About Whether Her Agency Aided For-Profit Operator | U.S. News and World Report
Two student advocacy groups have filed separate lawsuits against Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos, one alleging her Department of Education allowed an operator of for-profit schools to mislead students and sack them with debt they are now unable to repay, and another that accused her of continuing to refuse to discharge the student loan debt of borrowers previously enrolled in for-profit schools that abruptly shuttered.
Making America Worse | New York Times
On the campaign trail in 2015, Donald Trump said it was “disgusting” that a big corporation could escape taxation by using bookkeeping tricks to shift profits out of the United States. Now the Trump administration is thinking about making it easier to play those tricks. Bloomberg reported this week that the Treasury Department, in a development sure to gladden the hearts of the corporate class, was considering a rollback of rules written by the Obama administration to prevent the very kinds of shenanigans Mr. Trump once condemned.
A Judge Calls Betsy DeVos to Account | Washington Post
The American Dream says we should all have a fair shot at a good life, which includes the opportunity to get ahead. Over the past several decades, we have been told repeatedly the most effective way to do that is to attend college so we can meet the challenges of the rapidly changing work world.
Federal Judge Slams DeVos and Education Department for Violating Order and Weighs Sanctions | Washington Post
A federal judge blasted Education Secretary Betsy DeVos for flagrantly violating an order to stop collecting loan payments from former Corinthian Colleges students, an infringement that could result in fines or other sanctions.
No, Betsy DeVos is Not Going to Jail | USA Today
Education Secretary Betsy DeVos is unlikely to go to jail, but the internet might have you think otherwise. The furor online stems from a case involving the now-defunct Corinthian College, a for-profit college that closed in 2015. The U.S. Department of Education had been ordered to stop collecting on the federal loans of students who attended the school. But the departmentdisclosed it had continued to garnish wages and seize tax returns of hundreds of borrowers.