19 attorneys general sue Education Secretary Betsy DeVos over gainful employment rule

19 attorneys general sue Education Secretary Betsy DeVos over gainful employment rule

Nineteen U.S. state attorneys general are suing Education Secretary Betsy DeVos for overturning an Obama-era rule designed to protect students from predatory education institutions. The 2014 gainful employment rule was created by the Obama administration to ensure that schools — many of them for-profit colleges —were denied access to federal aid if their graduates had weak career […]
Walmart expands debt-free education benefit to include skilled trades

Walmart expands debt-free education benefit to include skilled trades

Walmart (WMT) is expanding its educational benefits program to prepare its workforce for “future-proof and future-focused roles” through skilled trade training. In the summer of 2018, the big-box retailer began offering its 1.5 million U.S. associates debt-free...