Statement from U.S. Secretary of Education Miguel Cardona on Federal Court Decision on the Sweet Settlement

Statement from U.S. Secretary of Education Miguel Cardona on Federal Court Decision on the Sweet Settlement

November 17, 2022

U.S. Secretary of Education Miguel Cardona issued the following statement regarding yesterday's decision on Sweet v.Cardona:

We are pleased with yesterday's borrower defense court decision approving the settlement which will provide billions of dollars of relief to over 200,000 borrowers. It will also resolve plaintiffs’ claims in a fair and equitable manner. Going forward, the Department of Education will continue to strengthen oversight and enforcement for colleges that mislead students and work to uphold the Biden-Harris Administration’s commitment to helping students who have been harmed.”