2U lawsuit claims looming education dept. guidance breaks the law

From The Chronicle of Higher Education: “The online-program manager 2U filed a lawsuit … against the U.S. Department of Education, marking what appears to be the first legal challenge to controversial guidance, released in February, that has left many institutions in a state of limbo. The guidance at the heart of 2U’s lawsuit — published as a Dear Colleague Letter — would update the department’s interpretation of ‘third-party servicers’ to include entities that assist colleges’ Title IV-eligible programs by providing recruitment and retention services, certain software products, and ‘any percentage’ of educational content.”

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