The Department of Education Announces Details of New Borrower Defense Rule

Almost two years ago, Corinthian students started submitting applications for debt cancellation based on the Defense to Repayment law. Since then, thousands of students from for-profit colleges across the country have joined the fight for debt relief. Today, the Department of Education released new rules for how it will grant…

Corinthian Collective Sends Letter to Education Secretary John King

Dear Secretary King, We are former Corinthian students and members of the Debt Collective who were defrauded by Corinthian College. We are writing to tell you that your attempts to pretend we do not exist will not work. We will not allow you to issue press releases announcing plans to…

Former ITT Tech Students on Strike!

Former students from ITT Tech have declared a debt strike of their federal student loans. More than 700 students (and counting) have announced that they were lied to and defrauded. They are joining together with other for-profit college students to demand a discharge of their debts from the Department of…

New England Institute of Art Students Storm Campus to Deliver Demand Letter

On Wednesday students who attended predatory for-profit college, the New England Institute of Art, stormed their former campus to demand justice, including debt cancellation, for all those who attended the school. Travis Alex and Edgar Troncosco filmed and photographed the action. Kim Tran showed up with red squares. Winnie O'Donnel…

Ohio Debt Assembly Participants Talk Economics, Race, and the Movement for Debt Cancellation

Student debtors around the country are hosting debt assemblies to kickstart local organizing against predatory lenders and to push for free, quality higher education for all. The movement is being led by for-profit college students who were scammed by their schools. In August, members of the Debt Collective who attended…