DeVos Education Department Acts to Prevent States from Protecting Student Loan Borrowers: What Our Partners and Allies Think

13 March 2018

Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos acted to stop states’ legal right to protect their residents from bad practices by student loan servicing companies. Consumer and students’ rights groups reacted strongly against this move to protect financial companies over student loan borrowers.

Blog, Existing Student Debt, Wall Street's Role in Education

The Future of Statewide College Promise Programs

6 March 2018

A new report by The Century Foundation analyzes the design and implementation of states’ College Promise programs. In the past few years, dozens of states, localities, and schools have proposed or enacted “free college” policies, also known as College Promise programs.

Affordability / Quality, Blog

A Radical Solution to the Student Debt Crisis

20 February 2018

A new research paper released by the Levy Institute analyzes the macroeconomic impact of cancelling all of the $1.4 trillion student debt that is currently outstanding in the United States.

Blog, Existing Student Debt

President-Elect Trump Has Some Ideas on Your Student Loans

16 November 2016

Let’s face it—a lot of what he’s mentioned doesn’t sound great for current and future student loan borrowers.

Affordability / Quality, Blog

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