Working to advance students' rights to educational opportunity and to ensure that higher education provides a launching point for economic mobility.

Working to advance students' rights to educational opportunity and economic mobility is at the heart of our mission. That is why we're joining the PEER Project — a joint accountability initiative aimed at expanding equity in #highered. https://t.co/mg2VVBXxzq

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"I have tried with no success to appeal to @usedgov..to come up with some sort of standard" @SenatorDurbin says he's used the story of a paraplegic veteran who tried to discharge loans in bankruptcy, but it hasn't moved them. "We can do something now." https://t.co/y6VG9sMpaB

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Ronishia was featured "The Missing Billion." Read more on how the @usedgov has let schools off the hook for over $1 billion in liabilities, but challenges relief for single mothers like Ronishia, saying her 15 yr old son should get a job. https://t.co/GrwidpJ88I

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Senator Durbin telling the story of Ronishia Bradley, who filed for bankruptcy with $51,000 of student loan debt. "The Department of Education is fighting her all the way. Saying she spent too much money on food for her children." https://t.co/y6VG9sMpaB

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