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DeVos Considers Stricter Standard for Student Fraud Claims

DeVos Considers Stricter Standard for Student Fraud Claims

January 03, 2018

The Trump administration is considering a significantly stricter standard for when federal student loan borrowers defrauded by their colleges can have their debt forgiven. Borrowers applying for loan forgiveness would face a higher burden of proof and have to individually present evidence that their college’s deception was intentional under a draft proposal circulated by the Education Department and obtained by POLITICO
The Trump administration is considering a significantly stricter standard for when federal student loan borrowers defrauded by their colleges can have their debt forgiven. Borrowers applying for loan forgiveness would face a higher burden of proof and have to individually present evidence that their college’s deception was intentional under a draft proposal circulated by the Education Department and obtained by POLITICO

January 03, 2018

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Inside Higher Ed

Proposal Would Raise the Bar for Borrowers Seeking Loan Relief

Proposal Would Raise the Bar for Borrowers Seeking Loan Relief

January 03, 2018

Department of Education proposal would require student borrowers demonstrate an intent on the part of their college to mislead or deceive in order to get loan relief through borrower-defense claims.
Department of Education proposal would require student borrowers demonstrate an intent on the part of their college to mislead or deceive in order to get loan relief through borrower-defense claims.

January 03, 2018

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The Washington Post

Elizabeth Warren Wants the Education Dept.’s Use of Earnings Data Investigated

Elizabeth Warren Wants the Education Dept.’s Use of Earnings Data I...

January 03, 2018

Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.) is asking the U.S. Department of Education’s inspector general to investigate the agency’s use of earnings data to grant partial student loan forgiveness to defrauded borrowers.
Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.) is asking the U.S. Department of Education’s inspector general to investigate the agency’s use of earnings data to grant partial student loan forgiveness to defrauded borrowers.

January 03, 2018

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The New York Times

Higher Ed’s Low Moment - Op-Ed

Higher Ed’s Low Moment - Op-Ed

January 02, 2018

Frank Bruni writes: Its tumble from grace came into sharp focus in 2017, so the end of this year is a fitting moment to examine what happened and how to fix it. Repair is imperative, because the continued competitiveness of the American economy depends on the skills of our work force, the intellectual nimbleness of our citizens, the boldness of our scientific research and the genius of our inventions. Our colleges and universities are central to that. When they lose support, we all lose.
Frank Bruni writes: Its tumble from grace came into sharp focus in 2017, so the end of this year is a fitting moment to examine what happened and how to fix it. Repair is imperative, because the continued competitiveness of the American economy depends on the skills of our work force, the intellectual nimbleness of our citizens, the boldness of our scientific research and the genius of our inventions. Our colleges and universities are central to that. When they lose support, we all lose.

January 02, 2018

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The Buffalo News, NY

Cuomo Proposes Reforms to Aid Students Taking Out Loans

Cuomo Proposes Reforms to Aid Students Taking Out Loans

January 02, 2018

Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo has announced a series of reforms aimed at helping students navigate loans for college. Cuomo also vowed to put new protections in place to ensure that those who take out student loans are treated fairly by banking institutions.
Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo has announced a series of reforms aimed at helping students navigate loans for college. Cuomo also vowed to put new protections in place to ensure that those who take out student loans are treated fairly by banking institutions.

January 02, 2018

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