Tags student debt

Education Department forgives $1.5B in debt for students of defunct Westwood College

by EdScoop Staff

Westwood College, which closed in 2015, was found to have "engaged in widespread misrepresentations" about students' potential job prospects.

FTC to send $822,000 to victims of student debt-relief scam

by EdScoop Staff

The FTC is returning $822,000 to people who fell victim to a student debt-relief scam that charged upfront fees reaching $1,400.

Education Department to cancel $6 billion in loans to defrauded students

by Emily Bamforth

The Education Department reached a proposed settlement with about 200,000 borrowers who attended schools found to have committed misconduct.