Former CFPD-director Cordray going to the Department of Education

The U.S. Department of Education announced today that Richard Cordray will be its Chief Operating Officer of Federal Student Aid. Cordray is the former Director of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau and the former Attorney General of Ohio. Federal Student Aid is responsible for managing the student financial assistance programs authorized under Title IV of the Higher Education Act of 1965, including grants, work-study and loans for students attending college or career school.

The Department's press release is here.

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