By Michael Stratford
“— Public Citizen Litigation Group and Harvard Law School’s Project on Predatory Student Lending are filing a proposed class-action lawsuit on behalf of former for-profit college students, accusing the Trump administration of illegally imposing the partial loan forgiveness policy on them. The complaint, a copy of which was provided to POLITICO, says the Education Department’s policy is “arbitrary and capricious” in violation of the Administrative Procedure Act. It also claims the department should have gone through the standard rulemaking process to develop the policy rather than issue it by memo.”
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