National Federation of the Blind Reaches Agreement with U.S. Department of Education

National Federation of the Blind Reaches Agreement with DOEAgreement will make student loan information accessible

The National Federation of the Blind and three individuals have reached an agreement with the U.S. Department of Education that will make student loan information accessible to blind Americans. The agreement commits the Department of Education and the student loan servicers with which it contracts to make websites, forms, and documents related to the department’s Direct Loan program equally accessible to blind applicants and borrowers.

Dan Goldstein & Jessie Weber, along with Arlene Mayerson and Larisa Cummings of The Disability Rights Education and Defense Fund, Inc. represented the complainants.

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