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APSCU To Appeal Gainful Employment Regulation Litigation

Washington, D.C., July 2, 2015—Today, the Association of Private Sector Colleges and Universities (APSCU) filed a notice of its intent to appeal the District Court ruling in APSCU v. Duncan.  APSCU President and CEO Steve Gunderson released the following statement:


Statement on APSCU v. Duncan

Washington, D.C., June 23, 2015—Following today's ruling in APSCU v. Duncan, APSCU's General Counsel Sally Stroup released the following statement:

"We are disappointed by today's decision from the District Court for the District of Columbia. We are closely reviewing the opinion and considering our options. This case presents very serious legal issues, of great significance not only to APSCU's members, but also to students.


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    Today, in the United States District Court for the District of Columbia, the Association of Private Sector Colleges and Universities (APSCU), representing over 1,400 institutions educating millions of students, filed suit challenging the U.S. Department of Education’s new gainful employment regulation.

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