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Former ITT Tech Students Still Reeling; Declare a Debt-strike

Wednesday, October 12, 2016
Free Speech Radio News
Whitney Barkley-Denney

Then the Department of Education decided that ITT was no longer a qualifying institution for students receiving federal loans. “Obviously it’s a system failure of accreditation.” Whitney Barkley from the Center for Responsible Lending says students in for-profit schools have been left in the lurch when officials fail to act in a corrective and timely way. “It’s obviously a system failure of states who too often just accept that accreditation and allow the school to operate in their state without doing much more to approve them or oversee them. And it is a failure of the Department of Education to act when there was clearly a problem.”