One More Way States Can Step Up as Betsy DeVos Rolls Back Legal Protections

Tariq Habash |

For-profit schools have a long track record of engaging in fraudulent and deceptive tactics to entice vulnerable students to enroll—often charging significantly more than their nonprofit counterparts. Once enrolled, many of these students are pressured into taking out high-cost loans for what are often worthless degrees.

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New Funding Opportunity: Join Us in Helping to End the Student Debt Crisis

Jonathan Glater, Dalié Jiménez, and Rebecca Maurer |

To help move the needle, today, the Student Loan Law Initiative, a partnership of the Student Borrower Protection Center (SBPC) and the University of California, Irvine School of Law (UCI Law), is launching a new grants program to support researchers who want to begin tackling these questions.

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20 Questions to the CFPB

Mike Pierce |

We’ve put together some helpful questions to the agencies in an attempt to get a handle on what this new scheme means for borrowers. The answers to these questions will determine whether borrowers are getting a bad deal and also whether these agencies are breaking the law.

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