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Posted: November 20, 2017, 1:54 am

Williams College President's defense of campus progressives overlooked behavior at his own school
Hot Air
'You're a racist white supremacist!” a Williams College student shouted at Christina Hoff Sommers, after she finished a recent campus talk on feminism… After one student activist shouted “f— you!” at the speaker, an administrator seemed to affirm the ...

Posted: November 17, 2017, 6:25 pm

Fremont College Approved by the Department of Defense to Enroll Military Students Using Tuition Assitance Funding
The Daily Telescope
Cerritos, CA, November 15, 2017 — Fremont College is pleased to announce its recent approval by the Department of Defense (DoD) to participate in the Federal Tuition Assistance (TA) Program. This approval allows service members who qualify for tuition ...

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Posted: November 15, 2017, 11:48 pm

Mother Jones

The Trump Administration Has Yet to Approve a Single Student Debt Relief Claim
Mother Jones
Established in the mid-1990s, the “borrower defense to repayment” rule is meant to clear federal loan debt for students who attend colleges that engaged in illegal or deceptive practices. Last October, the Obama administration finalized changes to the ...

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Posted: November 15, 2017, 7:29 pm

ED considers loan forgiveness for defrauded students
Education Dive
The Education Department clarified "borrower defense" regulations in 1994, deciding that loan forgiveness was allowable if a student had been defrauded by their college or university, but in the aftermath of the for-profit closures, President Obama's ...

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Posted: November 15, 2017, 3:50 pm

Democrats Seek Full Relief for Defrauded Borrowers
Inside Higher Ed
Congressional Democrats called on Education Secretary Betsy DeVos Tuesday to grant full student loan relief to borrowers who were defrauded or misled by their colleges. In a letter signed by 26 Senate and House lawmakers, the Democrats said they were ...

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Posted: November 15, 2017, 8:27 am

National briefs: House passes nearly $700 billion defense authorization bill
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette
Borrower defense, which dates to the 1990s, has become the last resort for many former students of defunct for-profit schools ITT Technical Institutes and Corinthian Colleges. The schools spent their last few years enveloped in state and federal ...

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Posted: November 15, 2017, 5:04 am

Patch.com

Photos: Naval War College Holds Graduation Ceremony
Patch.com
Fifty-two students from the College of Naval Warfare and College of Naval Command and Staff were recognized for their achievements and received either a Master of Arts degree in National Security and Strategic Studies or Master of Arts degree in ...

Posted: November 15, 2017, 1:57 am

The Old Gold & Black

In Defense of DACA
The Old Gold & Black
The resolution states that “the Campus Union exists to support and serve the student body of Wofford College” and the assembly strives to “collectively support what is right and honorable for all members of the Wofford community.” The proposal was met ...

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Posted: November 15, 2017, 12:20 am

ThinkProgress

Under DeVos, Education Department continues to shut out disadvantaged college students
ThinkProgress
The matter of forgiving student loans through borrower defense to repayment was first raised during the Obama administration. Borrower defense to repayment is a rule created in the 1990s which held that if a college or university engaged in behavior ...

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Posted: November 14, 2017, 5:51 pm

Pressure mounts for Betsy DeVos to address the backlog of 87000 student debt relief claims
WatertownDailyTimes.com
The Department of Education did not immediately respond to requests for comment. Borrower defense, which dates to the 1990s, has become the last resort for many former students of defunct for-profit schools ITT Technical Institutes and Corinthian Colleges.

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Posted: November 14, 2017, 5:05 pm