Coalition Letter in Support of Repealing the 2019 Borrower Defense Rule

December 9, 2019

In September, the Department of Education released a new version of the "Borrower Defense to Repayment" rule that would make it virtually impossible for students cheated by their college to cancel their student loans. Senator Dick Durbin and Representative Susie Lee have introduced a Congressional Review Act challenge to repeal this rule and restore stronger student protections


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.