Court Rules Against Trade-School Curb

April 19, 1989 1 min read

The Education Department’s attempts to bar an Indianapolis-based trade school from participating in federal student-aid programs have been dealt a setback in a federal court.

U.S. District Judge Sarah Evans Barker ruled last week that the department had denied Superior Training Services due process by not granting a hearing before barring it from the programs.

The ruling prevents the department from terminating Superior’s eligibility for student loans and grants.

The department had contended that the firm misrepresented the length of four correspondence courses when it applied for eligibility.--mw

A version of this article appeared in the April 19, 1989 edition of Education Week as Court Rules Against Trade-School Curb