John Sandman

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ITT Shutdown Leave Tens of Thousands in the Lurch

ITT Shutdown Leave Tens of Thousands in the Lurch

ED says that outstanding ITT student loans are in the half billion ballpark; ability to transfer credits in doubt.

Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Fines Wells Fargo for Illegal Student Loan Fees

Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Fines Wells Fargo for Illegal Student Loan Fees

CFPB consent order spells out how borrowers go jobbed while the bank begs to differ.

Amazon Wells Fargo Student Loan Deal Comes Undone

Amazon Wells Fargo Student Loan Deal Comes Undone

CFPB enforcement action highlights the risks of private student loans.

Department of Education Advisor Rohit Chopra to Join Clinton White House Transition Team

Department of Education Advisor Rohit Chopra to Join Clinton White House Transition Team

Former CFPB student loan ombudsman expected to provide intelligence on higher ed issues.

Income Driven Student Loan Repayment Remains out of Reach for Many Borrowers

Income Driven Student Loan Repayment Remains out of Reach for Many Borrowers

CFPB review cites slow loan servicer responses and outdated borrower data as chief causes.

Guns on Texas Campuses Get the Blessing of a Federal Judge

Guns on Texas Campuses Get the Blessing of a Federal Judge

Concealed carry law in the lone star state survives a preliminary challenge.

Graduate Students Now Have the Right to Unionize the Ivy League

Graduate Students Now Have the Right to Unionize the Ivy League

National Labor Relations Board strikes a blow against the empire; now about those student loans...

Colleges and Universities Embrace Coding Boot Camps

Colleges and Universities Embrace Coding Boot Camps

Some partnerships between universities and boot camps offer credit as part of continuing education programs.

The Department of Education Drops the Hammer on ITT Tech

The Department of Education Drops the Hammer on ITT Tech

With a swan song about to be sung, ED withholds federal aid for new students.

Could Face-Time With Borrowers Help Reduce the Student Loan Crisis?

Could Face-Time With Borrowers Help Reduce the Student Loan Crisis?

The Department of Education's plan to test new counseling methodologies may head off a future crisis.