Cross-posted from American Federation of Teachers In a significant win in the battle to protect student loan borrowers, the House of Representatives voted Jan. 16 to strike down a federal rule restricting student debt cancellation for students who were deceived by...
The Project on Predatory Student Lending, Student Defense, Housing and Economic Rights Advocates WASHINGTON, DC – Student Defense and the Project on Predatory Student Lending issued statements today responding to the U.S. Department of Education’s confirmation...
The Project on Predatory Student Lending BOSTON– Former Corinthian Colleges students are asking a court to increase the monetary penalty against the Department of Education in light of the Department’s disclosure that it collected from nearly triple the...
Senator Tom Harkin (D-IA), Chairman of the Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pensions (HELP) Committee WASHINGTON—Today, Senator Tom Harkin (D-IA), Chairman of the Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pensions (HELP) Committee, unveiled a report on the findings of...
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