We have tried for years to persuade the Department of Education to improve policies and programs for financially distressed student loan borrowers. We hoped the new Administration would act quickly to resolve festering problems. So far, unfortunately, the current Administration has
In April 2010, separate bills were introduced in the U.S. House and Senate to restore bankruptcy dischargeability of most private student loans. The House Judiciary Committee held a hearing on H.R. 5043. Deanne Loonin of NCLC testified in support of the legislation. Student loan bo
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