U.S. Education Secretary King to join Mass. Attorney General Healey for Announcement on Debt Relief for Corinthian Students

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U.S. Secretary of Education John B. King Jr. will join Massachusetts Attorney General Maura Healey on Friday in Boston to make an announcement about debt relief for student borrowers who attended Corinthian Colleges.

They will be joined by the Department’s Special Master, Joseph A. Smith.

Over the past seven years, the Obama Administration has taken aggressive and comprehensive action to address fraudulent, illegal and abusive practices in higher education. The U.S. Department of Education is working on multiple fronts to ensure that poorly performing or predatory institutions will no longer be able to take advantage of students and taxpayers. The Department’s unprecedented steps to protect students and provide them with opportunities for a high-quality, affordable education that prepares them for their careers has resulted in improved options for college-goers and increased protections for taxpayers.