“’The Education Department and VA are to be commended for collaborating to make this happen. Interagency data-sharing can solve so many problems, but the agencies have generally been reluctant to break out of their silos,’ said Carrie Wofford, president of Veterans Education Success, a nonprofit watchdog and advocacy group. ‘This is a terrific first step for disabled veterans.'”

“Wofford said she hopes the collaboration between the agencies will soon result in automatic loan discharges for severely disabled people, eliminating the need for borrowers to apply for a benefit they are due under the law.”

Read the full report at the Washington Post here