Press Releases

Partial Borrower Defense Denials Violate Due Process, Privacy Act: Injunction Sought Against DeVos, Department of Education | Press Release

A court filing over the weekend revealed that the U.S. Department of Education secretly, illegally, and unconstitutionally used Social Security data to deny loan discharges to students cheated by Corinthian Colleges, Inc.

ITT Students’ $1.5 Billion Settlement Heard by Judge In Bankruptcy Settlement Today | Press Release

More than $500 Million In Student Debts Would Be Cancelled Due To ITT’s Fraudulent Actions; Landmark Settlement Builds Case For Department Of Education To Cancel Loans of Former ITT Students

Director of Litigation Eileen Connor Recognized With National Consumer Law Center Rising Star Award | Press Release

Today the Project on Predatory Student Lending’s Director of Litigation, Eileen Connor, has been recognized for the 2017 “Rising Star” award from the National Consumer Law Center for her significant contributions to consumer law.

Former For-Profit College Students Ask Federal Court to Void Student Loan Debt | Press Release

Two former students who were defrauded by a New York for-profit college are suing the Department of Education (Department) and a private lender to block the enforcement of their student loan debt, the Project on Predatory Student Lending and the New York Legal Assistance Group announced today.

DeVos Declines To Meet With Former Students Of For-Profit Colleges | Press Release

United States Education Secretary Betsy DeVos has declined an invitation to meet with former students of the predatory for-profit college industry during her visit to Harvard University, the Project on Predatory Student Lending (the “Project”) announced today.