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…

Student Pressure Pushes ITT Tech to Close : What It Means For You

ITT recently closed as a result of the Department of Education's announcement that it will stop funding the schools, effective immediately. This is a move that would not have happened without pressure from students who have been organizing and making their voices heard. For more than a year, former ITT…

How to Get Organized: Host a Local Debt Assembly

The fight to get debts cancelled for everyone defrauded by predatory schools is heating up. Debt Collective members around the country are talking to their friends and family about the fraudulent for-profit higher education system. Some organizers are hosting small debt assemblies in parks, libraries, and backyards to share details…