NCLC and ACLU sue Dep’t of Education for student-debt collection data

Last week, the National Consumer Law Center and the American Civil Liberties Union sued to enforce a FOIA request to the U.S. Department of Education seeking information on the Department's policies concerning collections on student loan debt.

As the press release explains, the groups are concerned about differential treatment of student borrowers of color and that policies governing private student-loan debt collectors provide incentives to violate borrowers' rights.

Read the release here, and the complaint here.

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