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Scammed Student-Loan Borrowers Accuse Betsy DeVos of Illegally Stalling on Debt-Cancellation Claims | MarketWatch

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For-Profit College Students File Lawsuit to Force Betsy DeVos to Follow the Law and Cancel their Student Loan Debt | Press Release

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My Student Loan Truth: Theresa’s Brooks Institute Story | Blog

ITT Trustee, CFPB, and States Settle with Private Lender to Eliminate Millions in Debt | Blog

Settlements Do More for Cheated ITT Students Than DeVos As Betsy DeVos and the Department of Education continue to sit idly, indifferent to massive fraud committed by ITT against more than 750,000 former students, the CFPB and a group of 44 states and the District of Columbia filed proposed settlements with one of ITT’s private…

Project on Predatory Student Lending Director Toby Merrill Honored By American Constitution Society | Blog

Project on Predatory Student Lending Director and founder Toby Merrill was honored as a finalist for the prestigious David Carliner Public Interest Award by the American Constitution Society.

In the Fight for Student Loan Relief | Blog

For years, Corinthian Colleges, a network of over one hundred for-profit schools, defrauded students to rake in profits from taxpayer-funded federal student aid. Tens of thousands of students—many the first in their families to seek out higher education—were promised serious career training and job prospects, but left Corinthian’s campuses with little more than thousands of dollars in debt.

Student Loan Discharge Bar Lower but Still Tough in New Proposal | Bloomberg Government

Students who were misled by colleges into attending and who are now seeking loan forgiveness would have an easier time under a revised Trump administration proposal but they could still face an uphill climb.

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Cancel Student Debt, Boost the Economy | Medium

In April, Senator Elizabeth Warren released a bold plan for free public college and debt cancellation. This transformational proposal takes direct aim at some of the deepest inequities in education in America, and it’s funded by her Ultra-Millionaire tax on wealth above 50 million. The plan includes a $50 billion minimum fund for historically Black colleges and universities (HBCUs) and minority-serving institutions, and will make public college tuition-free at both two- and four-year institutions.

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Turning to Courts for Loan Forgiveness | Inside Higher Ed

Earlier this year, Sarah Dieffenbacher closed the book on a two-year legal fight with the U.S. Department of Education over her student loan debt. But the resolution was unsatisfying to Dieffenbacher. Instead of getting a ruling on the loan-forgiveness claim she filed for debt racked up at the former Everest College, the department discharged her loans through bankruptcy court.

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My Student Loan Truth: Wilfredo’s Art Institute Story

Wilfredo Morales attended the Art Institute of York in Alabama, which promised him a degree and a job in graphic design. Instead, the school convinced Wilfredo AND his mother to take out massive student loans, and failed to deliver an education.

Elizabeth Warren’s plan to end student debt is glorious. We can make it a reality | The Guardian

This week, Elizabeth Warren, who is running for the 2020 Democratic nomination for president, announced a proposal to cancel student debt for millions of people and make public college free. This is a stunning, visionary plan that would transform our educational system and dramatically improve millions of people’s lives.

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Mayor Pete Answers My Question About Predatory For-Profit Colleges | Blog

Last Saturday, I went to a town hall in New Hampshire hoping for the opportunity to ask Pete Buttigieg one question: Would he encourage his education department to cancel federal student debt from predatory for-profit colleges?

Statement On Senator Warren’s Plan For Student Debt Cancellation

BOSTON – On Monday, Senator Elizabeth Warren announced her plan for “universal free public college and cancellation of student loan debt.”   The following is a statement from Toby Merrill, Director of the Project on Predatory Student Lending. “Senator Warren’s plan to eliminate the debts of millions of former students is the right path for America and we…