Quick updates on student-loan discharge cases

A few interesting updates concerning student-loan forgiveness or discharge care of Politico this morning:

  • An Education Department judge plans to hold a hearing next week on DeVry University’s appeal of a $23 million penalty stemming from fraud-related loan discharges for its former students.
  • Two for-profit education companies and a non-profit college are appealing a settlement, approved last November, that would cancel billions of dollars of federal student loans owed by hundreds of thousands of borrowers who claim they were defrauded by their college.
  • In an MLK Day speech, President Biden addressed funding for HBCUs and defended his student-loan debt-relief plan, now pending before the U.S. Supreme Court.

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