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Report Shares Details of Student Loan Restart Proposals

The Department of Education is considering proposals that would give borrowers “new flexibility” like initial grace periods when its moratorium on student loan payments ends on January 31, according to a published report. Individuals with federal student loans have not had to make payments since the COVID-19 pandemic hit the …

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Ed. Dept. Cancels More Loans for Misled Students

The Department of Education on Friday announced it was canceling an additional $56 million in student loans for 1,800 individuals who were misled by three different for-profit institutions about their employment and salary prospects and the transferability of credits from the schools to other institutions. The individuals attended Westwood College, …

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Ed. Dept. Cancels $500M in Loans for Scammed Students

The Department of Education announced yesterday that is canceling the student loan debts for 18,000 individuals who were scammed by a defunct for-profit college. The total amount of the loans being forgiven is about $500 million. The students in question attended ITT Technical Institute, which collapsed in 2016 after it …

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