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 joined a letter to congressional leaders urging them to strengthen oversight of COVID-19 related aid to higher education institutions, particularly for-profit colleges, in any future relief packages.
NACA and 102 other community, civil rights, consumer, and student advocacy groups sent a letter to congressional leaders urging them to insist on student cancellation in the next COVID-19 relief package.
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.