Letter from College Affordability Coalition Members Urging Comprehensive Approach to Higher Education Reform

October 11, 2019

18 organizations urge Senate HELP Committee leadership to reject a piecemeal approach to higher education reform and instead pass a comprehensive Higher Education Act reauthorization that makes major strides in increasing college affordability, reduces the burden of student debt, and closes racial and economic equity gaps in college access and attainment.


Top 10 Ways the New Borrower Defense Rule is Worse for Borrowers

September 23, 2019

Federal law allows students whose schools have defrauded or cheated them to have their loans discharged.  In 2016, the Obama Administration issued a rule to articulate clear processes for applying for and granting borrower defense discharges. Today, the Trump Administration released a new rule that will make it almost impossible for students to get relief.