student protection

NACA Urges Department of Education to Issue Rules on Forced Arbitration

Publish Date: 
July 1, 2021
Type: 
legislative

NACA submitted comments in response to the Department of Education's Notice of Negotiated Rulemaking to urge the Department to issue regulations that would prohibit schools that participate in the federal aid program from using forced arbitration clauses in their enrollment contracts.

NACA in the News: Reality-TV Show Tries Financial Makeovers for Those With Student Debt

Release Date: 
October 16, 2019

Wall Street Journal, Reality-TV Show Tries Financial Makeovers for Those With Student Debt.

"Ira Rheingold, executive director of the National Association of Consumer Advocates, said the story arcs of makeover shows such as 'Going From Broke' run the risk of characterizing all debtors as bad people who need 'harsh lessons.' Often, he said, people are just unlucky.

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