WASHINGTON — The Latest on the effort by the Trump administration to delay Obama-era efforts to protect students defrauded by for-profit schools. (all times local):
The Trump administration is asking the court for another chance to delay an Obama-era policy meant to boost protections for students defrauded by for-profit schools.
The Friday request comes two days after the court ruled that Education Secretary Betsy DeVos' move to freeze the regulation known as borrower defense was "arbitrary and capricious." That decision dealt a severe blow to her efforts to ease regulations for the for-profit college industry.
Attorney Adam Pulver with Public Citizen, an advocacy group, said defrauded students are facing "continuing everyday harm" and asked the court that the delayed regulation be enforced immediately.