Comments in response to 5-5-11 Department of Education Notice of Establishment of Negotiated Rulemaking Committees

May 20, 2011
The Institute for College Access & Success sent comments to the U.S. Department of Education in response to the notice of established negotiated rulemaking committees and notice of public hearings, recommending that the Department:

Ensure that Income-Based Repayment and Income-Contingent Repayment are providing access to affordable loan payments, clarify the Public Service Loan Forgiveness regulations, ensure relief is available for financially distressed borrowers and that those who default can get back into repayment, improve the fairness and effectiveness of the cohort default rate policies, revise the process for disability discharge determinations, update and revise the false certification determination regulation, improve the loan collection regulations, and improve entrance and exit loan counseling regulations.