Betsy DeVos loses student loan lawsuit brought by 19 States

A WASHINGTON FEDERAL court judge on Wednesday ruled that Betsy DeVos and the U.S. Department of Education's postponement of the so-called Borrower Defense rule was procedurally improper. / BLOOMBERG NEWS FILE PHOTO/ZACH GIBSON
A WASHINGTON FEDERAL court judge on Wednesday ruled that Betsy DeVos and the U.S. Department of Education's postponement of the so-called Borrower Defense rule was procedurally improper. / BLOOMBERG NEWS FILE PHOTO/ZACH GIBSON
NEW YORK - U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos lost a lawsuit brought by 19 states, including Rhode Island, and the District of Columbia, accusing her department of wrongly delaying implementation of Obama-era regulations meant to protect students who took out loans to attend college from predatory practices. A Washington federal court judge on Wednesday ruled…

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