The Education Department announced Wednesday that it will change two key Obama-era rules governing student loan forgiveness in cases involving fraud and misconduct by universities.
President Trump's budget proposes roughly $9 billion in cuts to various federal education programs, a reduction of roughly 13 percent, including changes to student loan programs. Some of that money would be rerouted to advance the idea of school choice.
The burden of college debt will hang on our current students for years, but depriving them of the sense of pride and dignity they could develop by advancing their own lives could last a lifetime.
By PBS NewsHour
College affordability has become a major issue in the election because it’s a major issue in our lives -- Americans currently hold $1.3 trillion in student debt, and it’s on a staggering rise. Frontline and Marketplace collaborated on this video…
By Associated Press
Hillary Clinton has spent decades talking about the needs of children and touting the benefits of early education. It's a new subject for Donald Trump.
By Daniel Moritz-Rabson
In interviews with self-described Republicans ages 18 to 25, seven of whom attend college or vote in Ohio, voters said they gravitated toward the Republican party because of economic concerns.
By Sophie Quinton, Stateline
A growing number of students need to borrow — and borrow heavily — to finance their college educations. And giving them more information about their debt may help change their borrowing habits.
By Kevin Freking, Associated Press
WASHINGTON — The Department of Education has launched a new website to help people with student loans find a repayment option that best suits their needs.
By Timothy Pratt, The Hechinger Report
A lack of basic financial knowledge and advice is aggravating student debt and defaults. Student financial ambassadors are looking to help.
By Jennifer C. Kerr, Associated Press
The Obama administration is taking steps to help people with disabilities who are struggling to repay their student loans.
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