Bill: no forced arbitration or class-action bans in college enrollment contracts

Last week, Sen. Dick Durbin of Illinois and Rep. Maxine Waters of California introduced the Court Legal Access and Student Support (CLASS) Act of 2015, which would eliminate forced arbitration clauses and class-action bans from college enrollment contracts. This protection, if enacted, would particularly timely in light of all the schools that have been discovered to have misled students into enrolling with false claims about their post-graduation employment rates and the like (see, for instance, here). 

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