A New Betsy DeVos Proposal Would Make It Much Tougher For Students To Get Loan Forgiveness

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Media Outlet: BuzzFeed News

Clare McCann was quoted in BuzzFeed News on borrower defense relief:

"It's hard to picture how any student would be able to meet such a high bar," said Clare McCann, who works on higher education policy at the left-leaning New America foundation and helped write the Obama administration's original standards.

Students "don't have access to the information and internal documents you would need" to prove colleges intentionally deceived them, McCann argued. "It's setting the standard so that it's virtually unusable for everyone."

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Clare McCann is the deputy director for federal higher education policy with New America's Education Policy program. She previously served as a senior adviser on higher education policy at the U.S. Department of Education.