The Institute for College Access & Success Memo to interested parties on the borrower defense rules in advance of the vote in the U.S. Senate on a resolution (H.J. Res 76) to disapprove the 2019 rule and restore the stronger regulation created in 2016. Read the...
Cross-posted from Yan Cao, The Century Foundation When colleges shut down in orderly ways and with adequate advance public notice, the closures do not usually make the news or blow up on social media. Sudden closures, however, such as the ones we have seen at...
Cross-posted from the Institute for College Access & Success In recent years, enrollment at for-profit colleges has fallen steeply due to sustained economic growth, the poor reputation of the industry as a result of increasing awareness of documented abuses, and...
Cross-posted from Ben Miller, Center for American Progress Thousands of borrowers from the long-defunct Corinthian Colleges and ITT Technical Institute have been waiting years for the Trump administration to inform them how much of their loans will be forgiven in the...
NEW BLOG: @usedgov signaled intent to conduct a #negreg process to propose new regulations for online education. The blog provides recommendations that can help clarify parameters to ensure overall quality in a continually evolving digital world. http://bit.ly/3wBAzdW
Today, Biden admin announces its third higher ed #negreg agenda. Topics include (yet again😵💫) accreditation, state auth, and distance ed. Addt'l topics: R2T4, cash management, third-party servicers (likely addresses OPMs and bundled services), and deferments and forbearances. /1
Phew! This is a seriously ambitious agenda for a #NegReg this year. All topics that are much needed.
Accreditation and state auth alone are going to take a lot of time to work through.
Agency Rule List - Fall 2022 by https://www.reginfo.gov/public/do/eAgendaMain?operation=OPERATION_GET_AGENCY_RULE_LIST¤tPub=true&agencyCode=&showStage=active&agencyCd=1800&csrf_token=4057C3172F1EBE6E8ABA0CB826C3F36E151621FCE81D1FD8473A038ADBB0FA9CB77EE343439A98690D7701BC2079C499FC54
What the Potential Acquisition of University of Phoenix Says About the For-Profit Sector http://ow.ly/bkUP50MGItA via @HigherEdDive Even when acquired by non-profit institutions, we still need to #defendstudents against predatory behavior https://bit.ly/3yxBkEi #highered
Everyone should have a path to pay down their student debt, and it shouldn’t take a criminal side hustle to do it. @TheHillOpinion #ProtectBorrowers #DefendStudents #CancelStudentDebt https://thehill.com/opinion/finance/3817930-interest-is-a-black-hole-thats-devouring-student-loan-payments/
While most people do not turn to crime to pay off their student loans, the demoralizing experience of making student loan payments month after month only to see the balance stay the same — or even grow — is common. 2/3 #ProtectBorrowers #DefendStudents https://thehill.com/opinion/finance/3817930-interest-is-a-black-hole-thats-devouring-student-loan-payments/
Starting now, 3:30 p.m. join us along with
@HerbinJaylon @EScoopStirgus @VanMcCray for a student loan discussion about President Joe Biden's student loan debt relief plan, the court challenges and its impact on past and current borrowers. #DefendStudents https://live.ajc.com/studentloandebtreliefdilemma
ICYMI: .@NACAC endorses new legislation to create inter-agency committee to oversee #4profit #highered http://ow.ly/qnnV50LZOOB via @SenatorDurbin @SenWarren @SenTinaSmith We need to #DefendStudents and taxpayers against predatory practices: http://bit.ly/3yxBkEi