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States Line Up Against DeVos to Save Obama’s College Rules

Attorneys general sue over mandatory arbitration as they seek to champion regulations the Trump administration is trying to dismantle.
U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos.

U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos.

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No entity in America provides more money to colleges than the U.S. Department of Education. More than $120 billion in loans and grants annually flow to students, who then pass that money on to colleges to pay for things like tuition, housing, and books.

What you may not know is that colleges generally keep the money regardless of whether a student graduates, or even if they claim the school misled them.