We advocate for military-connected students before the Education Department

Disabled veterans’ right to student loan forgiveness

We had a major win in forcing the US Education Department to honor disabled veterans’ legal right to student loan forgiveness. Still more to do!

Loan Relief for Students Defrauded by a School

We fight for defrauded veterans to get their student loans forgiven by the Education Department, and their Pell Grants restored.

Integrity and Quality Standards by Colleges

We advocate for rules requiring colleges to abide by basic integrity rules and meet minimum quality standards.

Accreditation and Accreditors

We push for high quality standards by accreditors and we expose lax accreditors.

90/10 Loophole

Military connected students are targeted by aggressive and deceptive college recruiting because of a loophole in federal law.

Student Loan Debt

We work on policy to alleviate student loan debt.

OUR LETTERS TO THE EDUCATION DEPARTMENT

Our Letter to DoD & ED Asking Them to Improve PSLF

May 7, 2021   The Honorable Miguel Cardona Secretary of Education Department of Education 400 Maryland Avenue SW Washington, DC  20202   Secretary Lloyd Austin US Department of Defense 1000 Defense Pentagon Washington, DC 20301-1000   Re: Streamlining Public Service Loan Forgiveness for Past & Present Active Duty Servicemembers   [...]

Letter from 23 Organizations to Secretary of Education Cardona about the Borrower Defense Program

April 13, 2021 Secretary Miguel Cardona U.S. Department of Education 400 Maryland Ave SW Washington, DC 20202 Dear Secretary Cardona: We, the undersigned organizations that work on higher education accountability, and advocate for students, military service members and veterans, low-income consumers, educators, and college administrators, as well as for educational [...]

EDUCATION DEPARTMENT REPORTS

U.S. Department of Education, New Analysis Finds Many For-Profit Colleges Skirt Federal Funding Limits (Dec. 2016)

U.S. Department of Education, New Analysis Finds Many For-Profit Colleges Skirt Federal Funding Limits: 90/10 Data Released (Dec. 2016). Data excel spreadsheet here. New analysis released today by the U.S. Department of Education reveals many for-profit schools would likely exceed the 90/10 federal funding limits if revenue from Department of [...]

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OUR WORK WITH THE EXECUTIVE BRANCH

Veterans Affairs

Defense Department

Education Department

Consumer Financial Protection Agencies

Federal Trade Commission