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New Haven Register (New Haven, CT) - - NATION + WORLD -

“But we also know this ap­proach has been un­evenly ap­plied, and if there’s go­ing to be reg­u­la­tion around some in­sti­tu­tions we be­lieve it needs to be fairly ap­plied across the board.”

— Ed­u­ca­tion Sec­re­tary Betsy DeVos, af­ter the Trump ad­min­is­tra­tion left in limbo thou­sands of stu­dents who say they were swin­dled by for-profit col­leges and are re­quest­ing loan for­give­ness. The depart­ment is rewrit­ing Obama-era rules that sought to bet­ter pro­tect stu­dents. The re­write had been sought by the in­dus­try. And it has hired of­fi­cials to over­see the in­dus­tries where they had worked pre­vi­ously.

Ed­u­ca­tion Sec­re­tary Betsy DeVos is in­ter­viewed in her of­fice.

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