Dep’t of Education sued for allegedly failing to comply with judge’s order to cancel student debt

The Hill reports that Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos was sued Tuesday for allegedly failing to cancel student debt for people whose for-profit colleges have shut down. Last month a court ruled that the Obama-era debt regulations had to be implemented after more than a year of delays by DeVos. Yesterday, however, a California legal service group called Housing and Economic Rights Advocates filed a lawsuit alleging that the Education Department is still collecting loans that it should have discharged.

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