In September, the Department of Education released a new version of the “Borrower Defense to Repayment” rule that would make it virtually impossible for students cheated by their college to cancel their student loans. Senator Dick Durbin and Representative Susie Lee have introduced a Congressional Review Act challenge to repeal this rule and restore stronger student protections put in place in a 2016 rule. In response, 57 organizations released a letter supporting the Durbin-Lee efforts so that students who were fraudulently deceived or whose schools engaged in other illegal conduct can access relief from their student debts.
- Why is it so hard for Betsy DeVos to provide debt relief and loan forgiveness to students?
The Los Angeles Times
January 2, 2020
- Protect Veterans From Fraud
The New York Times
December 31, 2019
.@NACAC Recommendation 5: Strengthen policies and practices aimed at protecting students’ rights and interests in the transition to postsecondary education. http://ow.ly/TfVq50BuBrt #highered #DefendStudents
Finally. #DefendStudents https://www.washingtonpost.com/education/2020/09/15/former-students-defunct-itt-tech-receive-330-million-private-student-loan-forgiveness/
.@NACAC Recommendation 5: Strengthen policies and practices aimed at protecting students’ rights and interests in the transition to postsecondary education. http://ow.ly/kAfR50BuBiL #highered #DefendStudents
College #SexualAssault and Greek Life https://ecs.page.link/fLiZh
CRL Statement: @SenWarren, @SenSchumer Urge President Trump to Provide Broad Federal Student Debt Cancellation #CancelStudentDebt #DefendStudents https://www.responsiblelending.org/media/senators-warren-schumer-urge-president-trump-provide-broad-federal-student-debt-cancellation