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Students Challenge Education Department’s Latest Scheme to Deny Student-Loan Relief | Press Release

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Project on Predatory Student Lending

Florida For-Profit Colleges Sued for Selling Predatory Product and Targeting Black Students | Press Release

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Project on Predatory Student Lending

Student Borrower Class Forces Department of Education to Process All Pending Borrower Defense Claims | Press Release

Students File Lawsuit Against ITT Tech | JD Journal

Former ITT Tech students filed a lawsuit against the now defunct for-profit college. The students are seeking participation in the company’s bankruptcy proceedings, using testimonials from hundreds of students that claim they were deceived and abused by ITT Tech.

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Student Victims Seek to Become Creditors in ITT Bankruptcy | The New York Times

It seems only right that victims of predatory for-profit education companies should have their student loans forgiven. After all, in addition to being left with mountains of debt, former students have worthless degrees from schools that no longer exist, such as those once operated by the defunct Corinthian Colleges or ITT Educational Services.

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ITT Trustee Responds to Class Action Complaint | Business Wire

Deborah J. Caruso, the chapter 7 Trustee appointed by the United States Bankruptcy Court to oversee the liquidation of the estate of the failed ITT Educational Services, Inc. and ITT Technical Institute today responded to the purported class action complaint filed by the Legal Services Center of Harvard Law School on behalf of all former ITT students.

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1,000 Pages Detailing the Utter Havoc ITT Wreaked on its Students’ Lives | MarketWatch

When Jorge Villalba first set foot on a California ITT campus in the mid-2000s he was lured by promises of a better life.

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Update | Class of Former ITT Students File 7.3 Billion Dollar Claim in ITT Bankruptcy

On January 3, 2017, a group of former ITT Tech students moved to intervene in ITT’s bankruptcy proceedings in the Southern District of Indiana. They seek to act as representatives of hundreds of thousands who have been defrauded by ITT.

Former Students Fight for a Stake in ITT Educational Services Bankruptcy | Washington Post

Creditors, federal regulators, state attorneys general and jilted employees of ITT Educational Services have laid claim to the remaining assets of one of the nation’s largest for-profit college operators in bankruptcy court.

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Former ITT Tech Students Sue To Be Included In Bankruptcy Proceedings | Consumerist

A group of former students who were stranded in September by the sudden closure of all ITT Tech campuses, have filed a lawsuit [PDF] against parent company ITT Education Services in the hopes of providing thousands of their fellow students with a portion of the now-defunct school’s assets.

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Former Students Fight for a Stake in ITT Educational Services Bankruptcy | The Washington Post

Creditors, federal regulators, state attorneys general and jilted employees of ITT Educational Services have laid claim to the remaining assets of one of the nation’s largest for-profit college operators in bankruptcy court. Absent from the line of those seeking redress, however, are the thousands of students who say they were defrauded by the chain. That is, until now.

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Update | Challenge to Secrecy of Recruitment Records from For-Profit Education Company

The Project on Predatory Student Lending of the Legal Services Center of Harvard Law School and Public Justice asked a federal judge on Friday, December 16, for access to documents that are likely to reveal for-profit college giant Education Management Corporation (EDMC)’s recruitment practices.

The U.S. Government Is Collecting Student Loans It Promised to Forgive | Bloomberg

The Obama administration has been actively seeking loan payments from thousands of former students eligible for a debt-forgiveness program.

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