California Sues DeVos Over Failures of Student-Loan Forgiveness Program

Accusing the Trump administration of being stingy with student loan relief meant for teachers, police officers and other public servants, California sued the U.S. Department of Education and Secretary Betsy DeVos on Wednesday for botching a bipartisan federal debt relief program.

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Feds Accused of Holding Back Tax Refunds Over Student Debt

The Trump administration has kept up collecting on federal student loan debt during the Covid-19 pandemic by withholding urgently needed tax refunds, according to a lawsuit filed Friday in Washington federal court.

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Special Education

A class of disabled children and their parents may continue their claims that New Jersey mishandled special education due process petitions, a federal court in the state ruled. The class has laid out plausible claims that the system for adjudicating Individuals with Disabilities Education Act disputes in the state is “profoundly broken and routinely violates” federal laws designed to protect the most vulnerable children.  

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