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Withholding college transcripts for loan payment is ‘abusive,’ federal agency says

In March, 2021, Meredith Kolodner and Sarah Butrymowicz first reported on the way that direct-to-student loans were used by for-profit colleges to bolster their business models while ensnaring students in practices that blocked them from getting jobs or transferring to other colleges. We continue to investigate these hidden debt practices; you can find the stories […]