The Education Department has a powerful complaint resolution path that is kept largely out of sight.
Bryce McKibbenSurprise, surprise! @BetsyDeVosED has dismissed countless pleas to help borrowers struggling with Public Service Loan Forgiveness by throwing up her hands and pointing fingers. But a #PSLF appeal process has been possible THIS WHOLE TIME.
Take this quiz to see whether you make the kinds of mistakes that can cost poor families food or health insurance.
Bryce McKibbenConsider a student loan servicer paperwork. Do you think it makes complete sense to the average borrower? They may be sifting through mounds of similar notices. And we wonder why delinquency and default rates are so high.
IR-2020-08, January 14, 2020
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Bryce McKibbenIf you work in a college setting, encourage students (and by extension, their families) to file taxes using free e-file. They may be eligible for EITC as well as higher education tax benefits. Financial aid admins know who the nonfilers are! #fachat
In the last decade, elite colleges benefited from big donations, endowments that grew in value and increased popularity. Meanwhile, private colleges without the benefit of rich endowments struggled financially.
Bryce McKibbenSummary: the rich get richer, the poor get poorer, and the rest are simply forgotten.
Per the United States Code at least one member of the NACIQI must be a student who, at the time of the appointment by the Secretary of Education, is attending an institution of higher education.
Bryce McKibbenKnow a student leader who cares about ensuring students are protected and colleges are held accountable? Encourage them to apply for this federal advisory board seat SPECIFICALLY FOR A STUDENT where they can be a key voice for transparency → federalregister.gov/documents/2019… #NACIQI