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Predatory Schools That Deny Students’ Legal Rights Should Not Receive Federal Funding


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Predatory Schools That Deny Students’ Legal Rights Should Not Receive Federal Funding

WASHINGTON - The U.S. Department of Education should deny Title IV funding to for-profit and other schools that require students to sign away their legal rights and submit to binding arbitration in future disputes with their schools, Public Citizen said today in a petition (PDF). Forced arbitration clauses are detrimental to students and hamper efforts by government watchdogs to uncover wrongdoing at these institutions, Public Citizen’s petition says.

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