Fact sheet on the Borrower Defense to Repayment (BD) rule. The Borrower Defense to Repayment Rule offers students relief from federal loans borrowed based on fraudulent, misleading or illegal acts by their schools. Borrower defense is an established legal right for many forms of consumer credit, and it has been a part of the Higher Education Act for many years.
- 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
- 19 Organizations Write to Secretary DeVos regarding findings of fraud against College America and other schools owned by Center for Excellence in Higher Education (CEHE)
- Infographic – What Is The 90/10 Loophole?
- Memo on Senate Vote on Student Loan Borrower Defense Rules
- Reducing Harm from Sudden College Closures
- AFT v. DeVos
What does regulatory enforcement in a Biden administration look like? Check out our new paper in @DemJournal about how @usedgov can rebuild enforcement after four years of Trump & DeVos. #DefendStudents https://democracyjournal.org/magazine/special-symposium/higher-ed-protect-students-from-predators/
#HigherEd: Protect Students from Predatory Colleges http://ow.ly/2b8z50C0XzJ via @DemJournal #DefendStudents #highered More here: https://bit.ly/37BqSRo
House committee subpoenas Education Dept. staff over handling of failing #4profit colleges http://ow.ly/Osix50C0XhE @washingtonpost @DaniDougPost This is a gigantic mess, and it's only *one* institution. We need to clean this system up. #DefendStudents
Faced with Obstruction from Education Department, House Committee Subpoenas #DeVos Staff Regarding Dream Center Scandal http://ow.ly/Y9eK50C0Uhh @EdLaborCmte This administration needs to be held responsible for failing to #DefendStudents.
House Subpoenas DeVos Staff in Probe of #4Profit College http://ow.ly/WeK150C0OC0 via @usnews This is just *one* institution...among scores...that have taken advantage of students and taxpayers. How much more can we allow predatory colleges to waste taxpayer funds? #DefendStudents