Almost 12,000 students are asking the federal government to discharge their college loan debt, asserting that their school either closed or lied to them about job prospects, according to government data released Thursday. Already, claims totaling about $40 million in loans have been approved.
Merced College students react to the passing of SB186 by California Gov. Jerry Brown. The approved legislation allows California community colleges to suspend or expel students for sexual assaults that occur outside campus.