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Fact Sheet: What to Know About the Gainful Employment Rule

20 August 2019

Our partners at TICAS detail the facts about the Gainful Employment Rule, and what this regulation means for the protection of students and student loan borrowers as they pursue quality, low-cost degrees.

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Another Way to Repay: Student Loan Forgiveness Under Income-Driven Repayment Plans

11 July 2019

This month is the 25th anniversary of the first income-driven repayment (IDR) plan, which means federal student loan borrowers may be eligible for forgiveness of their loans. If you want to know more about Income Driven Repayment Plans and how you might qualify, check out this post by our partners at the National Consumer Law Center.

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Senators Introduce PROTECT Act to Guard Students From Predatory Colleges: What Our Partners and Allies Think

26 March 2019

Thousands of students have been defrauded by the predatory practices of for-profit colleges. In response to this dangerous phenomena, Senators Durbin and Hassan have introduced the PROTECT Students Act. This legislation aims to protect students and and taxpayers from predatory practices of the for-profit college industry, and would hold them accountable when they engage in unfair, deceptive, and other fraudulent practices.

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For-Profit Argosy University Students Deserve Justice

5 March 2019

Argosy University students are left with questions, half-finished degrees, and mountains of student debt as some of their schools may be closing.

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The Dark Side of Payroll Withholding to Repay Student Loans

21 February 2019

U.S. Senator Lamar Alexander and others have proposed a program that would create mandatory automatic deductions from people’s paychecks to repay their student loans. Our partners at the National Consumer Law Center (NCLC) argue why forcing borrowers to pay their student loans by withholding their full paychecks does more harm to them than good.

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