Reversing Betsy DeVos’ Borrower Defense Rule

Reversing Betsy DeVos’ Borrower Defense Rule

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Under the Higher Education Act (HEA), students are legally entitled to a discharge of their federal loans if they experienced misconduct by their institution. However, a recent rewrite of the “borrower defense to repayment” rule under Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos would make it nearly impossible for hundreds of thousands of defrauded borrowers to see the relief they deserve and would do nothing to hold schools accountable for their misconduct. Our latest video explains how extreme and extremely bad DeVos’ new borrower defense rule is for students and taxpayers.

 

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