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New Book Accuses Education Dept. of Fudging Numbers on Student-Loan Defaults

Chronicle of Higher Education


January 22, 2016


In a book released on Friday, Mary Lyn Hammer says she has evidence that the department has overstated the number of defaults among borrowers at proprietary colleges and in the defunct bank-based student-loan program, while undercounting defaults at public colleges and in the direct-loan program. The agency’s alleged motive: to kill the for-profit sector and cover up its own mismanagement of student lending.


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