July 25, 2018U.S. Department of Education Takes Action to Protect Student Borrowers, Hold Higher Education Institutions Accountable for Deceptive Practices
WASHINGTON—The U.S. Department of Education today proposed a new package of higher education regulations aimed at protecting student borrowers, holding higher education institutions accountable for misrepresentation and fraud and providing financial protections to taxpayers by at-risk institutions.
December 20, 2017
WASHINGTON – After careful review to ensure a fair and efficient process, the U.S. Department of Education (the Department) today unveiled an improved discharge process for borrower defense to repayment (BDR) claims.
June 14, 2017
Negotiated rulemaking committees to convene on Borrower Defense to Repayment and Gainful Employment to improve regulations
Currently approved BDR claims to be discharged this month, claims to continue to be processed
January 13, 2017
The U.S. Department of Education (ED) announced today plans to grant borrower defense relief for federal student loan borrowers who attended the now-defunct American Career Institute (ACI) in Massachusetts.
October 28, 2016U.S. Department of Education Announces Final Regulations to Protect Students and Taxpayers from Predatory Institutions
The U.S. Department of Education today announced final regulations to protect student borrowers against misleading and predatory practices by postsecondary institutions and clarify a process for loan forgiveness in cases of institutional misconduct.