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Schools That Deny Students Rights Should Not Receive Federal Funding

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The U.S. Department of Education should deny Title IV funding to for-profit and other schools that require students to sign away their legal rights and submit to binding arbitration in future disputes with their schools, Public Citizen said today in a petition (PDF). Forced arbitration clauses are detrimental to students and hamper efforts by government watchdogs to uncover wrongdoing at ... Read More »

    Public Citizen Steps In to Oppose Persels & Associates and CareOne Class Settlement Offer to Consumers

    The consumer advocacy group Public Citizen has stepped into a proposed class action suit involving a case against Persels & Associates and CareOne. The issues seems to be that the proposed class action settlement does not benefit consumers. A class of more than 120,000 people alleges that the law firm and an affiliated credit counseling company offered to help consumers ... Read More »

      Consumer Groups Call on CFPB to Provide Easy Access to Complaints Filed Against Companies

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      Consumers Union and a bunch of other groups have submitted a letter to the CFPB to ask that consumers have easy access to complaints filed against companies. Get Out of Debt Guy – Twitter, G+, Facebook Need More Help? Washington D.C.- A coalition of consumer, civil rights, good government, and community groups have called on the new federal financial watchdog, ... Read More »

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