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Hampton University planning to clear balance for current students

HAMPTON, VA — In April 2022, Hampton University announced that they would be clearing all outstanding balances for students enrolled in the Spring 2022 term. Soon to be former Hampton University President Harvey released the following statement, “Recognizing that many Hampton University students and their families have continued to experience financial hardships and have suffered … Continue reading

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Senator: Education Dept. mishandling Corinthian student debt
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Senator: Education Dept. mishandling Corinthian student debt

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Education Department is pursuing debt collection — rather than debt relief — for nearly 80,000 former students of Corinthian Colleges, despite federal and state findings that the now-defunct for-profit chain defrauded students, Sen. Elizabeth Warren said in a blistering critique of the administration’s actions. The Massachusetts Democrat reported the findings of … Continue reading

Corinthian Colleges closes all 28 remaining campuses
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Corinthian Colleges closes all 28 remaining campuses

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Corinthian Colleges canceled classes Monday and shut down all of its remaining 28 ground campuses, displacing about 16,000 students, less than two weeks after the Education Department announced it was fining the for-profit institution $30 million for misrepresentation. The Santa Ana, California-based company said it was working with other schools … Continue reading

Education officials fine for-profit college for false claims
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Education officials fine for-profit college for false claims

  WASHINGTON (AP) — The Education Department says it will fine Heald College $30 million, alleging the Corinthian Colleges subsidiary engaged in egregious misconduct and misled students. Corinthian, a massive for-profit educational institution, collapsed last summer amid a cash shortage and fraud allegations. The department alleged that Heald, based in San Francisco, had shown a … Continue reading