Calif. takes legal action against Dept. of Education for refusing to process student financial obligation relief claims

Dec. 14 (UPI)– The state of California filed a lawsuit against the U.S. Department of Education Thursday, saying it failed to process countless debt-relief claims from students who secured federal loans to spend for Corinthian Colleges, a now-defunct, for-profit school.California Attorney general of the United States Xavier Becerra accused Education Secretary Betsy DeVos of violating the Administrative Procedures Act by delaying the claims. Given that President debt relief program for victims of for-profit colleges previously this year pending additional evaluation, but has actually not revealed whether it will be continued.”Exactly What Secretary DeVos is doing is unconscionable,”Becerra stated in a declaration.”After having their American dreams taken by a so-calledhigher education institution, Corinthian trainees are now being denied vital relief by a secretary of Education hostile to their predicament. It is tough to believe that we are forced to sue the Department of Education to compel Secretary DeVos to carry out the department’s legal duty and help these trainees reconstruct their lives. “


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