We fight for defrauded veterans to get their student loans forgiven by the Education Department and their Pell Grants restored. Our Research Director Walter Ochinko was an official negotiator representing veteran and military students on the 2018 negotiated rulemaking panel on Borrower Defense, just as he was in 2016. (We also pursue defrauded veterans’ legal rights here.)

Capitol Hill Press Conference

We joined Senators on Capitol Hill in urging common sense borrower defense rules that protect defrauded student veterans, and in criticizing Education Secretary Betsy DeVos’ unfair rules that penalized defrauded veterans.

Our TV Ad

More than 30 of the nation’s leading military and veteran service organizations put up a TV Ad on Fox News urging President Trump to stand with veterans who were defrauded out of their GI Bill and tricked into signing student loans.


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2021 Education Department Hearings

We mobilized individual veterans and veterans leaders to testify at the Education Department’s public hearings in 2021 about borrower defense and other key accountability and quality issues in higher education.

2017 Education Department Hearings

We mobilized veterans and military service organizations to speak out at U.S. Education Department public hearings:

October 2017

September 2017

July 2017 


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