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  1. Education Department awards debt collection contract to company once tied to DeVosRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 11 | Chicago Tribune

    ... over companies with which she has had a relationship. Students who were defrauded by the for-profit Corinthian Colleges may not get their loans forgiven entirely, the Education Department announced Wednesday, in a reversal of the Obama ...

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  2. Education Department awards debt collection contract to company once tied to DeVosRead the original story

    Jun 6, 2017 | The San Diego Union-Tribune

    ... over companies with which she has had a relationship. Students who were defrauded by the for-profit Corinthian Colleges may not get their loans forgiven entirely, the Education Department announced Wednesday, in a reversal of the Obama ...

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  3. Elizabeth Warren wants the Education Dept.'s use of earnings data investigatedRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 2 | The Washington Post

    ... request arrives two weeks after the department said it will provide debt relief to former students of Corinthian Colleges by comparing the average earnings of students in similar vocational programs. That earnings information is collected under ...

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  4. Betsy DeVos...Read the original story

    Wednesday Dec 27 | Instapundit

    ... their debt. Last week Education Secretary Betsy DeVos ended this fraud against taxpayers. After driving Corinthian Colleges out of business in 2014, the Education Department implemented a haphazard process to forgive loans of students who claimed to ...

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  5. Stopping a Student-Loan ScamRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 26 | Wall Street Journal

    ... their debt. Last week Education Secretary Betsy DeVos ended this fraud against taxpayers. After driving Corinthian Colleges out of business in 2014, the Education Department implemented a haphazard process to forgive loans of students who claimed to ...

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  6. Loan forgiveness cut back for defrauded studentsRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 22, 2017 | WPTV Local News

    ... the most prominent examples of borrower defense to repayment, a federal court found that the now-defunct Corinthian Colleges engaged in deceptive practices such as advertising programs the schools didn't offer and false job placement rates. As of ...

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  7. Durbin statement on devos decision to slash student loan relief from defrauded studentsRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 22, 2017 | RiverBender.com

    ... and continue providing full relief to these students." Following the collapse of for-profit giants Corinthian Colleges and ITT Technical Institute, thousands of students were left with a useless education and massive amounts of debt, leading many to ...

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  8. The State AG Report Weekly UpdateRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 22, 2017 | JD Supra

    ... it failed to provide federal loan discharges for students targeted by the now defunct for-profit college Corinthian Colleges, Inc. ("Corinthian"). According to the AGs, the ED has made involuntary collections from students who were subject to ...

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  9. Students defrauded by for-profits may not get full reliefRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 22, 2017 | SouthCoastToday.com

    Students who were defrauded by the for-profit Corinthian Colleges may not get their loans forgiven entirely, the Education Department announced Wednesday, in a reversal of the Obama administration policy of wiping out the debt. Under President Barack Obama, tens of thousands of students deceived by the now-defunct schools had more than $550 million in federal student loans canceled in full.

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  10. For Students Swindled by Predatory Colleges, Relief May Only Be PartialRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 21, 2017 | The New York Times

    Thousands of students who say they have been swindled by predatory for-profit universities will soon learn whether their loans will be forgiven by the Education Department, but under a new Trump administration policy, some students who expected full loan forgiveness may only receive partial relief. The education secretary, Betsy DeVos, announced Wednesday that the department will have responded to more than 20,000 so-called borrower-defense claims filed by students from Corinthian Colleges, a defunct for-profit chain that spurred a federal crackdown on for-profit colleges.

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  11. Betsy DeVos announces changes to loan forgiveness that hurt defrauded studentsRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 21, 2017 | ThinkProgress

    ... provide tiers of relief to compensate students who attended schools that were part of the now defunct Corinthian Colleges, a for-profit chain. Those tiers will be based on current earnings of peers from a passing gainful employment (GE) program. If ...

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  12. First by For-Profit College, Now 'Screwed' by DeVos as Trump's DOE Rolls Back Debt Relief for Defrauded StudentsRead the original story

    Dec 21, 2017 | Common Dreams

    ... of Education will continue collecting debt from students who were defrauded by the for-profit chain Corinthian Colleges, reversing an Obama administration decision to forgive for-profit student debt. (Photo: Quinn Dombrowski/Flickr/cc) Consumer ...

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  13. U.S. cancels student loan debts for 12,900 college fraud victimsRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 20, 2017 | Yahoo!

    The U.S. Education Department on Wednesday canceled the student-loan debts of 12,900 people defrauded by defunct Corinthian Colleges, but its announcement that it will give varying amounts of debt relief in the future set off fierce criticism. For-profit higher education provider Corinthian collapsed in 2015 amid government investigations into how many of its graduates found gainful employment.

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  14. Education Department cancels loan debts for college fraud victimsRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 21, 2017 | UnionLeader.com

    ... Education Department on Wednesday canceled the student-loan debts of 12,900 people defrauded by defunct Corinthian Colleges, after an internal review showed it stopped granting relief to former attendees of Corinthian and other failed for-profit ...

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  15. Abandoning relief: California A.G. sues DeVos-led education...Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 21, 2017 | NewsReview.com

    ... General Xavier Becerra. In 2016, Becerra's predecessor Kamala Harris won a $1.2 billion fine against Corinthian Colleges Inc. - better known around Sacramento as Heald College - for false and illegal advertisements that preyed on low-income ...

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  16. Trump Administration Resumes Forgiving Loans of Ex-Corinthian StudentsRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 20, 2017 | Wall Street Journal

    But in a policy shift, the Education Department said some former students would have only a portion of their debts expunged, instead of the entire balance WASHINGTON-The Trump administration said Wednesday it has resumed forgiving federal loans owed by former students of the defunct for-profit chain Corinthian Colleges Inc., ending a nearly yearlong delay. But in a policy shift, the Education Department said some former students would have only a portion of their debts expunged, instead of the entire balance.

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  17. Dept. of Education issues new policy for defrauded studentsRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 20, 2017 | UPI

    The U.S. Department of Education on Wednesday announced new guidelines on loan relief for students who were defrauded by Corinthian Colleges, Inc. Student loan debtors will now receive relief based on their income in comparison to their peers. For example, those who are earning 49 percent or less of what their peers earn will receive 100 percent relief on their loans.

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  18. DeVos takes action on backlog of student debt relief claimsRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 20, 2017 | Bangor Daily News

    ... has approved 12,900 applications for student loan forgiveness and denied 8,600 from former students of Corinthian Colleges, while implementing a plan to grant partial relief to others defrauded by the defunct for-profit chain. The announcement is ...

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  19. U.S. cancels student-loan debts for 12,900 college fraud victimsRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 20, 2017 | Reuters

    The U.S. Education Department on Wednesday canceled student-loan debts of 12,900 people defrauded by defunct Corinthian Colleges, after an internal review showed it stopped granting relief to former attendees of Corinthian and other failed for-profit schools once President Donald Trump took office. The department said it also denied 8,600 requests for debt relief.

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  20. These student loan borrowers who were scammed won't be made whole under new formulaRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 20, 2017 | MarketWatch

    ... by their schools. Wednesday's announcement was specific to borrowers who filed claims and attended Corinthian Colleges, a for-profit college chain that filed for bankruptcy in 2015 amid claims it used inflated job placement and graduation rates to ...

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