For-Profit Colleges Stole Our Past 10 Years. But Trump Has the Chance to Make it Right. | USA Today
DeVos Backs Down, Agrees To Process Student Loan Forgiveness Applications | Forbes
Education Department to Resolve Borrower-Defense Case | Inside Higher Ed
DeVos Reaches Settlement Over Stalled Student Debt Relief Claims | Washington Post
DeVos Settles Suit Over Debt Relief for Defrauded Students | Courthouse News Service
DeVos Reaches Settlement in Lawsuit Over Loan Relief Program | Associated Press
Student Loan Borrowers Sue Betsy DeVos – Again | Forbes
Former Students of Defunct ITT Tech Receive $95.1 Million Loan Relief | Wall Street Journal
WASHINGTON—The Education Department is providing loan relief to some 7,800 former students of the ITT Technical Institute, with debts totaling $95.1 million being forgiven by the government years after the giant for-profit school chain closed. The department said that it has identified 7,878 former students of ITT Tech as eligible for a program in which loans are discharged automatically within three years of a school closure. Of those borrowers who attended the school, 7,697 had received loan forgiveness as of Jan. 3.
Defrauded college students will no longer be taxed on their canceled loans | Washington Post
Student loan borrowers whose education debt has been canceled because their college closed or engaged in fraud will no longer face a tax bill, relief that arrives as applications for forgiveness continue to grow. On Wednesday, the Internal Revenue Service issued guidance shielding borrowers from having their discharged federal and private loans treated as taxable income. The measure is effective for education loans canceled on or after Jan. 1, 2016. Anyone affected by the new policy may claim a credit or refund for an overpayment of taxes.