Too often, political blinders thwart commonsense policies that everyone should support. That is why the Trump administration’s decision last month to automatically discharge student loans held by approximately 25,000 disabled veterans was more than just a long overdue and hard-earned win for American heroes; it was also a rare and welcome moment of bipartisan progress […]
Author Archives: Alex Elson
Alex Elson is a founder and senior counsel at Student Defense, a non-profit organization focused on litigation to advance students’ rights to educational opportunity. He previously served in the U.S. Department of Education where he helped establish the Department’s borrower defense program, designed to provide student loan relief to borrowers who were subject to unlawful deception by their colleges.