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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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Supporting Students of Color and Addressing Racial Disparities in Higher Education: What Our Partners and Allies Think

19 February 2019

While education is considered the great equalizer in society, the costs of college and the burdens of student debt are particularly great for students of color. For these students and their the educational and economic success, it is a very unequal playing-field. Our partners identify some of the leading factors contributing to this inequality, and give Members of Congress their recommendations to fix these problems.

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Student Loan Borrowers Drowning in Debt Need Bold Solutions From Lawmakers

8 January 2019

Student loan borrowers like Melissa are demanding action from lawmakers to address key parts of our student debt crisis. The stories of borrowers make the case for why we need accountability for predatory of student loan companies, and why loan forgiveness programs are necessary to help everyone dealing with student debt.

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Demanding Justice in the Bluegrass State

7 January 2019

On behalf of its student loan borrowers, the State of Kentucky is looking to take action against the Pennsylvania Higher Education Assistance Agency (PHEAA) for poorly managing millions of people’s student loan debt. However, the company is arguing it cannot be held accountable by any state-level authority. Our partners at the Student Borrower Protection Center have joined with consumer advocates in the Bluegrass State to argue that PHEAA is not above the law.

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