No More Corinthians: Why Students Need a Strong Borrower Defense Rule

February 3, 2021

Most colleges and universities help millions of Americans earn a degree or diploma to lead to economic security and a better life. In the wake of the Great Recession, it was revealed that too many for-profit colleges – by enrolling hundreds of thousands of students – sought to take advantage of the federal financial aid system to make windfall profits.

Statement on House Override Vote for H.J. Res 76

June 26, 2020

On behalf of students across the county, TICAS is grateful to the members of the U.S. House of Representatives who voted on a bipartisan basis today to overturn the presidential veto of House Joint Resolution 76. Despite the bipartisan support for the resolution in every vote, the override vote fell short of the needed two-thirds support.

President Vetoes Bipartisan Resolution to Restore Strong Borrower Defense Rule

May 29, 2020

The unfortunate reality is that some colleges defraud and cheat their students, sticking them with debts they have no way to repay. As a direct result of today’s action, hundreds of thousands of students cheated by colleges will have no way to get a fresh start. The message to unscrupulous colleges is that there will be little or no consequences for illegal wrongdoing.