Advocates for Historically Black Colleges Prepare to Sue Over PLUS Loan Changes

[Updated (8/26/2013, 12:17 p.m.) to include a response from the Education Department.]

A coalition representing historically black colleges and members of the Congressional Black Caucus is threatening to sue the U.S. Education Department over eligibility changes it made two years ago in the Parent PLUS loan program.

In a letter sent on Friday to members of the National Association for Equal Opportunity in Higher Education, Lezli Baskerville, the group's president and