Former Lobbyist With For-Profit Colleges Quits Education Department

by Annie Waldman ProPublica, March 21, 2017, 10:44 a.m. A former lobbyist for an association of for-profit colleges resigned last Friday from the Department of Education, where he had worked for about a month. As ProPublica reported last week, the Trump administration had hired Taylor Hansen to join the department’s “beachhead” team, a group of … Read more

Bankruptcy May Be the Only Good Option for Overburdened Private Student Loan Debtors

Patsy Cline gave one of the greatest lyrical apologies in music history when she sang, “I’m sorry, so sorry that I was such a fool.” And of course about half of all country music songs are sung by some guy who says he’s sorry for cheating on his girlfriend. But for my money, the all- … Read more