A revised rule would apply to more than for-profit schools.
By The Editorial Board
Liberals have waged a regulatory and legal campaign against for-profit colleges in the name of helping students. The acid test of their sincerity is Education Secretary Betsy DeVos’s proposal last week to apply broadly the gainful employment rules that the Obama Administration used to target for-profits.
Last year Mrs. DeVos convened a committee of higher education stakeholders to re-examine the department’s 2014 rules. The Obama regulations punished vocational programs whose graduates’ annual debt payments exceeded 8% of…