Sen. Lamar Alexander Releases Sham Effort to Reform Higher Education: What Our Partners and Allies Think
30 September 2019
Sen. Lamar Alexander, Chairman of the U.S. Senate Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions Committee, released his piecemeal plan meant to reform the higher education system. Alexander’s plan has been met with much criticism from advocates for student loan borrowers and consumers. See what our partners and allies had to say about it.Blog, Partners, Press
DeVos’ Guts the Borrower Defense Rule, Making Justice for Defrauded Students More Difficult: What Our Partners and Allies Think
3 September 2019
In the latest attack by Sec. Betsy DeVos on the right for defrauded students to seek justice from their schools, the Department of Education announced its changes to the Borrower Defense rule. See what our allies and partners had to say.Blog, Existing Student Debt, For-Profit Programs, Partners, Press
The Department of Education Announces $150 Million in Loan Cancellation for Defrauded Students: What Our Partners and Allies Think
14 December 2018
The Department of Education announced on December 13, 2018 that it will cancel thousands of borrowers’ federal student loans through an Obama-era program meant to give relief for students defrauded by their colleges. Ironically, this forgiveness comes through the very same program DeVos failed to destroy earlier this year.
Here’s what our partners and allies had to say about this latest news.
4 October 2018
Though Sec. Betsy DeVos wanted to curtail students’ protections from predatory, for-profit colleges, the sheer volume of comments and stories submitted by the public have forced her to delay her dangerous deregulation agenda. This is a victory for students, especially those who were defrauded by predatory colleges and are waiting for relief from their student loans.
Here’s what our partners and allies had to say about this great news.
28 August 2018
On August 27, 2018, the top advocate for student loan borrowers at the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau resigned from his post. In a scathing resignation letter, the former Student Loan Ombudsman makes it clear that, under its Trump-appointed director, the Bureau has abandoned consumers in favor of the interests of large financial companies.
Here is what we and our partners had to say about these latest developments.