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Remote Learning During COVID-19

In light of the COVID-19 pandemic, many colleges and universities have switched entirely to remote online learning in place of in-person classes. Federal law requires that covered educational institutions provide equal access for students with disabilities to its programs and services. In the context of online learning, for example, this might include providing captioning services for a student with hearing loss or screen-reader access for a student who is blind. If you or a loved one have been denied equal access to an educational institution’s online learning program, please contact our Civil Rights and Impact Litigation group. OUR CLERK IS AVAILABLE AT 612-256-3253 or intake@nka.com , and will be able to discuss your civil rights concerns and connect you with one of our civil rights attorneys.

If you have difficulty using or accessing this website, please contact us at 877-448-0492 or intake@nka.com and we will work with you to provide the information or item you seek through an alternate communication method that is accessible for you consistent with applicable law.

On-Campus Housing And Meal Plans During COVID-19

In the wake of COVID-19, colleges and universities have closed dorms and on-campus housing. Many students have been forced to leave the residences and meal plans they had paid for. Depending on the terms of the contract or agreement for on-campus housing, students may be entitled to a refund. If you or someone you know had been forced out of housing and interested in learning more about your rights, please contact our Civil Rights and Impact Litigation group. OUR CLERK IS AVAILABLE AT 612-256-3253 or intake@nka.com , and will be able to discuss your civil rights concerns and connect you with one of our civil rights attorneys.

School Discrimination

Every student deserves equal access to education no matter the student’s race, color, national origin, disability, religion, orientation, identity, or sex. Students deserve to have their complaints taken seriously if they aren’t being treated fairly by students or school staff. If you believe you or someone you love has been denied their right to a full and fair education and is being discriminated at school, please contact our Civil Rights and Impact Litigation group. OUR CLERK IS AVAILABLE AT 612-256-3253 or intake@nka.com , and will be able to discuss your civil rights concerns and connect you with one of our civil rights attorneys.

Unfair Student Loan Practices

Student loan companies and the companies that they work with may be taking advantage of borrowers. There are a wide variety of ways in which a borrower could be harmed. For example, if you have student loans and your lender or guarantor isn’t following the loan agreement or is changing the terms on you, you may be able to take legal action. If a debt collector is involved in trying to collect on your loan, the debt collector needs to follow certain legal requirements, including not calling you between 9 p.m. and 8 a.m. If you have questions regarding your student loans, please contact our Civil Rights and Impact Litigation group. OUR CLERK IS AVAILABLE AT 612-256-3253 or intake@nka.com , and will be able to discuss your civil rights concerns and connect you with one of our civil rights attorneys.

For-Profit School Scams

Some for-profit schools simply don’t have their students’ best interests in mind and will do whatever it takes to increase profits. For example, to increase enrollment numbers, some schools will lie about job placement numbers, mislead students about accreditation status, and illegally incentivize admissions counselors in an effort to get more students in the door. Schools will often prey on vulnerable populations. If you believe you are a victim of a for-profit school scam, please contact our Civil Rights and Impact Litigation group. OUR CLERK IS AVAILABLE AT 612-256-3253 or intake@nka.com , and will be able to discuss your civil rights concerns and connect you with one of our civil rights attorneys.

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