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The Lawsuit Against Secretary DeVos and How You Can Help Keep Up the Fight


7 July 2017

It is your right, as a defrauded borrower, to be entitled to the loan forgiveness owed to you for schools that closed and programs that failed and misled you.


Six Stories That Show Why Student Loan Borrowers Need Protection


7 July 2017

While Sec. DeVos blocks the rule, defrauded students and their loan balances hang in limbo.


July 1 Brings Higher Interest Rates on New Federal Student Loans

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26 June 2017

July 1 is an important date for students and families: it’s when most changes to federal student aid – both loans and grants – go into effect. For the year starting July 1, 2017, new federal loans for undergraduates, graduate students, and parents will have higher fixed interest rates than loans taken out the year before, and the maximum Pell Grant will be higher. To help inform college borrowing decisions, we have a new, easy-to-read chart with 2017-18 interest rates, loan amounts, and other useful information for the most common types of federal loans.


DeVos Education Department Blocks Borrower Defense: What Our Partners and Allies Think


14 June 2017

Today, the U.S. Department of Education announced steps to change two important higher education regulations—a delay of borrower defense and a renegotiation of the gainful employment rule—and… Read more

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Seven Reasons Borrowers Want Sec. DeVos to Fire, Not Hire Navient

Higher Ed, Not Debt Activists Protesting Outside the White House Demanding a Budget for Borrowers.

25 May 2017

The Department of Education should act in the interest of borrowers and fire Navient. Their multi-million dollar contract deserves to go to servicers that believe they have an obligation to work in the best interest of borrowers.


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