Petition Update and New Reports Email

Urgent: Tell the Commission to address loan repayment policies in final report

The Department of Education has responded officially to our May 4 petition to fix the broken rules for paying off student loans. They are taking no action on the issue at the moment, but the game is far from over! The Department said it’s looking to the Secretary’s Commission on the Future of Higher Education for guidance on whether or when to act on our proposal.

Commission action email update

Education Secretary Looks to Commission for Next Steps on Student Debt

Will the U.S. Department of Education fix the broken system that’s supposed to protect student loan borrowers from unaffordable payments and endless debt? Despite soaring interest rates and a formal request from an unprecedented coalition of student, parent, lender and other organizations, the answer appears to be: maybe later.

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