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

The Postsecondary Equity & Economics Research (PEER) Project is a joint initiative on accountability between academics at George Washington University and Columbia University and attorneys at the National Student Legal Defense Network.

Learn more about our project

➡️ "There are clear statutory bases for the department to require that agencies develop and enforce standards. The HEA grants the Education Department more power over accreditors than it has been willing to use, and that must change." #highered https://t.co/q4HnhitzIP

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Student Defense is growing! Two great opportunities to join our team. Check out our Counsel openings and our Paralegal/Intake and Advocacy Coordinator role and please spread the word! https://t.co/qPZ1syPw5y

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Thank you @WHCOS Ron Klain for your commitment to fixing a broken student loan system. We look forward to continuing to work with your successor to bring accountability to predatory actors and help students across the country.

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Senior citizens are the fastest-growing cohort of student borrowers who, due to decades of predatory lending and negatively amortizing interest, have been unable to pay off their loans, rendering them extremely vulnerable to housing and food insecurity. https://t.co/uubCZNXdJp

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Two years ago - @usedgov under @BetsyDeVosED granted Bay State college renewed certification in the Title IV programs - declaring them qualified & having the administrative capacity and financial resources to meet all of their obligations. https://t.co/aATIqoYP31

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"When motivations for profit align with enrollments, fraud and deception inevitably follow. That’s supposed to be illegal. Yet regulators continue to allow it to happen." https://t.co/bIkI6Mugjm

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Check out a few of our 2022 highlights as we battled predatory companies and join us in 2023 as we fight for student loan borrowers across the country! https://t.co/6137fscxyG

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