TBA Law Blog

Posted by: Kate Prince on Apr 6, 2021

Attorney General Herbert Slatery has asked the U.S. Department of Education to cancel federal student loan debt for some students who attended ITT Technical Institute. The defunct for-profit school defrauded thousands by encouraging them to enroll and borrow money based on false and misleading information about the value of an ITT degree. The Department of Education is able to forgive federal student loans when borrowers were deceived in obtaining them. Slatery joined a coalition of attorneys general from 24 states and the District of Columbia who are asking for full relief for ITT students who attended the school between 2007 and 2011. Read more on the AG’s website.