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DeVos Seeks To Rewrite The Rules On Higher Ed

Source: LA Johnson

The U.S. Education Department is going back to the drawing board on some basic rules of higher education, including one concept which has been in place for 125 years.

The goal? Unleash innovation to better serve students.

Education Secretary Betsy DeVos has called for a "major shift" in how we provide higher education: "We have to give students a much wider venue of opportunity, starting in high school and middle school, to help guide them into a productive future."

Critics, though, call this move giving free rein to bad actors.

"Basically what these regulations allow is for these institutions that care about nothing but profit to come in and screw students in the name of innovation," says Amy Laitinen,

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