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…

Make Your Voice Heard: Submit a Comment on Defense to Repayment

When the Department of Education makes new regulations about for-profit colleges, it’s usually for-profit colleges who dominate the proceedings. By uniting together, Debt Collective members are changing that. This month, there is another opportunity for all of us to make our voices heard. The Department of Education is currently…

Your School's Accreditor is in Trouble. What Does That Mean for You?

By law, in order for a college to get money from the federal government, it has to be accredited. An accredition agency is supposed to make sure that colleges are doing their job and providing you with a quality education. In the for-profit sector, schools have been bribing accreditors for…

Statement on the Department of Education's Proposal on Defense to Repayment

In 2015 former Corinthian students launched the nation’s first-ever debt strike and started a campaign to demand debt cancellation for defrauded student loan borrowers. In the months since, thousands of people from multiple for-profit colleges flooded the Department of Education with debt disputes in an unprecedented collective effort to…