Can You Sue If You Were Screwed Over By A For-Profit College?

Source: Screwed Over By A For-Profit College? You Probably Signed Away Your Right To Sue

Arbitration clauses used by for-profit colleges are generally bolstered with “go-it-alone” clauses, or bans on class actions. This means that even when multiple students have identical legal disputes with the school, they must each arbitrate their issue separately. Because of the financial burden and the limited reward, these class action bans are an effective way to rob wronged students of their legal rights.  Some schools are also using “gag clauses” that prohibit students from telling other people about the complaint-resolution process, or about the specifics of any final ruling.


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