STATEMENT: House HEA Proposal Offers Solutions for Current and Future Students, and is a Stepping Stone for Needs of Current Borrowers

House Education and Labor Committee Chairman Bobby Scott (D-VA) today released the College Affordability Act, which recognizes the desperate need for accountability for predatory institutions and presents real affordability solutions for future college students. This bill’s many positive elements include
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STATEMENT: Sen. Alexander’s Piece-Meal HEA Bill Ignores Plight of Student Borrowers

Yesterday, Senator Lamar Alexander (R-TN), the chairman of the U.S. Senate Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions Committee, announced a bill package that he has deemed a Higher Education Act (HEA) reauthorization. Any claim that this legislation is an HEA reauthorization
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STATEMENT: DeVos’ Borrower Defense Rule Represents a Miscarriage of Justice for Cheated Students

Washington, D.C. — Today, the U.S. Department of Education released final rules that define a borrower defense to repayment process for students to get their loan forgiven if their school took advantage of them. Unfortunately, the proposal essentially cuts off
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