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Executive produced by news legend Dan Rather, FAIL STATE investigates the dark side of American higher education, chronicling the decades of policy decisions in Washington, D.C. that have given rise to a powerful and highly-predatory for-profit college industry. With echoes of the subprime mortgage crisis, the film lays bare how for-profit colleges exploit millions of low-income and minority students, leaving them with worthless degrees and drowning in student loan debt. Director Alexander Shebanow traces the rise, fall, and resurgence of the for-profit college industry, revealing its Wall Street Backing and the lawmakers enabling widespread fraud and abuse in American higher education.

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STUDENT LOAN DEBT INFORMATION & RESOURCES

Are you looking for information on your student loan debt? Student Loan Borrower Assistance (SLBA) has great information on managing your student loan debt.

Need legal help? There are limited legal resources to assist student loan borrowers, but some options do exist. SLBA lists available legal resources.

HEALD, WYOTECH, AND EVEREST STUDENTS

Students of Heald, Everest, or WyoTech who were cheated by these schools have been suffering under the weight of unenforceable student debt for years – long after the schools themselves closed and the Department of Education acknowledged Corinthian’s fraud. Now, a court has ordered the Department of Education to STOP collecting on federal student loans from Corinthian students who have applied for loan cancellation.

Any students who think they may be affected by this order should click the button below to learn about applying for loan cancellation.