Tens of thousands of U.S. student loan borrowers defrauded by for-profit colleges are getting debt relief. The U.S. Department of Education is cancelling $1 billion in debt held by about 72,000 student borrowers misled by institutions including the now-defunct Corinthian Colleges and ITT Technical Institute.Read the article
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Our comments reiterate many of the points that we submitted in a Legal Memorandum to @usedgov via #NegReg last spring.
Now is the time for @usedgov to truly protect both students and taxpayers.
@barkowitz @bethanylilly @YuPersis I know there were loads put forward but I'm still holding onto hope for a simple shorter time to forgiveness for more than what was included in the EO. #negreg #Optimist
ICYMI: Zovio Takes Steps to Dissolve, Aims to Sell Fullstack Academy for $55M http://ow.ly/B6gp50KQXzv via @HigherEdDive The end of one of the most notorious #4profit colleges that left a trail of damaged students and taxpayers. #DefendStudents https://bit.ly/3yxBkEi
Taxpayers are Owed More Than $1 Billion Related to the Student Loan Program -- But Not from Borrowers http://ow.ly/cNKK50KQOgZ via @MarketWatch #studentloans Those questioning the cost of student loan relief should consider this. #DefendStudents https://bit.ly/3yxBkEi
Arizona Shuts Down Aspen University Nursing Program http://ow.ly/vf4n50KQfr7 via @HigherEdDive Important to #defendstudents whose lives will be disrupted by this kind of failure https://bit.ly/3yxBkEi #4profit #highered
#4Profit Everest College Closed in 2013, but its Milwaukee Students Still Struggle to Complete Their Education and Find a Job http://ow.ly/R9cO50KOx68 via @js_newswatch *This* is why we need to #defendstudents from predatory colleges https://bit.ly/3yxBkEi
Student Enrollment Declines at Colleges Placed on Probation https://theconversation.com/student-enrollment-falls-at-colleges-and-universities-that-are-placed-on-probation-188710 via @ConversationUS @tophb The question of accrediting agency oversight is a critical element of student protections against fraud https://bit.ly/3yxBkEi #DefendStudents