In a letter to the Department of Education, partners from the Protect Students and Taxpayers Coalition welcomed updated guidance from the Department regarding third-party servicer obligations. The guidance takes a crucial first step toward collecting information and...
In a joint fact sheet, The Institute for College Access & Success (TICAS) and National Student Legal Defense Network (Student Defense) partnered to provide key facts about the National Council for State Authorization Reciprocity Agreements (NC-SARA) and how...
Coalition letter to the U.S. Department of Education and the members of the National Advisory Council on Institutional Quality and Integrity (NACIQI) provides recommendations to improve the review process for accreditors. Read the letter
Letter from Veterans Education Success to the Department of Education expressing concern about the Higher Learning Commission’s (HLC) continued recognition as a reliable authority under Section 496 of the HEA. Read the letter
Letter from Veterans Education Success to the Department of Education (ED) to bring additional attention to the Middle States Commission on Higher Education (MSACHE) asking ED to inquire into whether MSACHE is sufficiently protecting students at this school. Read the...
Letter from Veterans Education Success to the Department of Education requesting attention to the Western Association of Colleges and Schools, Senior College and University Commission’s (WASCSR) accreditation of some colleges that should not be accredited. Read...
While spring cleaning my home office, Mike says, “Why are you keeping all those #negreg binders from rulemakings that happened years ago?!” I explain because @usedgov regulates on the same damn topics every few years so they’re helpful. #groundhogsday
The Department of Education Announces Public Hearings on Higher Education Rulemaking
@usedgov will hold public hearings Apr 11-13. https://www.ed.gov/news/press-releases/department-education-announces-public-hearings-higher-education-rulemaking #highered #negreg #edpollicy #onlinelerning #thirdpartyservicers #distanceeducation
@JStein_WaPo I would like to see him work as hard personally to either #CancelAllStudentDebt or push 4 restoration of the bankruptcy protections he was instrumental n having removed.They need some common sense. #negreg isn’t that.Lets all the wrong ppl n2 the process who don’t want it to end
Education Department Announces Use of Secret Shoppers to Protect Student Against Unscrupulous Institutions http://ow.ly/FnVi50NreHL via @usedgov An important step in the effort to #defendstudents against predatory institutions https://bit.ly/3yxBkEi
“The findings of this study are deeply alarming," said @nataliaabrams @DebtCrisisOrg. “We call on policymakers to take every step necessary to #ProtectBorrowers, including extending the payment pause and canceling debt.” #CancelStudentDebt #DefendStudents
How Can the Education Department Build a List of Low-Value College Programs? http://ow.ly/vfpG50N5S3q via @HigherEdDive @NACAC, along with student and consumer organizations, believes that we have to #defendstudents from predatory institutions https://bit.ly/3yxBkEi
“Default is a financial disaster for student loan borrowers...The Court should reject efforts to interfere with this critical relief; relief that Congress authorized and @SecCardona deemed necessary.” @KyraTaylor2022 #DefendStudents 2/2 https://www.nclc.org/defending-student-loan-cancellation/