Statement on Education Department's Announcement of Final "Borrower Defense" and College Accountability Regulations and Restoration of Pell Grant Eligibility

October 28, 2016
Statement of Pauline Abernathy

The U.S. Department of Education’s announcement today includes huge wins for students and taxpayers. The final borrower defense and college accountability regulations make it much harder for schools that commit fraud to hide it, which will make it less likely that schools commit fraud in the first place.