The Education Department has written off loans connected to a disgraced for-profit college operator. But a debt collector is still chasing down former students, according to a new lawsuit.
Kamala Harris celebrated a $168 million settlement from a for-profit education giant. The company called her claims “categorically incorrect” — and said it’s paying just $2.5 million.
Clinton’s proposal would make public colleges tuition-free for families making less than $125,000.
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Law graduates, many with more than $100,000 in debt, could soon seek to have their loans cancelled. And some may have a convincing case.
A federal panel voted Thursday to revoke official recognition of a major college accreditor, a decision that could leave hundreds of mostly for-profit colleges scrambling.
The Department says the controversial accreditor has made “egregious and irreparable mistakes” that have harmed many students.
A sweeping new set of regulations include a rule barring colleges from using legal fine print to prevent students from suing them.
“Students and taxpayers have paid the price” for lax oversight of U.S. colleges, the Massachusetts senator said.
The controversial accreditor has promised reforms, but authors of a new report say its actions reflect “desperation — not a serious commitment to change.”
In overseeing the collapse of a giant for-profit college chain, a controversial accreditor “greatly harmed Californian students and consumers,” Kamala Harris said.
“Lawyers for the attorneys general have no idea about your industry,” college administrators were told at the annual conference of a controversial industry watchdog.
The Department of Education should move quickly to “protect the integrity of higher education in America,” Sen. Richard Blumenthal told BuzzFeed News.
How one California university faked students’ scores, skated by immigration authorities, and made a fortune in the process.
A new Obama administration policy will give low-income high schoolers access to the federal financial aid system.
“I thought, honestly, What the fuck?“
The U.S. Women’s soccer team isn’t the only one fighting an uphill battle for equal treatment.
Thirteen attorneys general said the Accrediting Council of Independent Schools and Colleges was guilty of “systemic and extreme” failures.
With the backing of a pro-charter school advocacy group, the families will file a suit claiming the public school system is failing to prevent bullying and violence.