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Why 41,000 former for-profit college students could be eligible for loan forgiveness

Posted on August 21 2017

Tens of thousands of students who attended Corinthian Colleges, a now-defunct for-profit college chain, could be eligible for student loan relief. The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau as well ...

The Value of Simplicity in Estimating Student Aid

Posted on August 21 2017

Many colleges are confusing or discouraging low-income students with overly complicated net price calculators, said a report issued last week by the Jack Kent Cooke Foundation. The report...

Veterans get expanded college assistance under Trump

Posted on August 17 2017

Military veterans are getting unlimited access to college assistance under legislation President Donald Trump has signed into law. The Forever GI Act removed a 15-year limit on using the benefits,...

Percentage of Borrowers Owing $20,000 or More Doubled Since 2002

Posted on August 17 2017

The percentage of student loan borrowers leaving college owing $20,000 or more doubled over about a decade, according to a report released Wednesday by the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau. Ov...

Education Secretary Betsy DeVos on some education issues

Posted on August 15 2017

In an interview with The Associated Press, Education Secretary Betsy DeVos spoke about a range of subjects, from for-profit schools to sexual assault on college campuses. Some of her comments: FE...

Law Professors: 'No Question' DACA Is Legal

Posted on August 14 2017

About 100 immigration law professors signed a letter to President Trump arguing “that the executive branch has legal authority to implement” the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals p...

'Dreamers' deadline looms for Trump

Posted on August 14 2017

The Trump administration is stuck between a rock and a hard place as a deadline approaches for Texas and nine other states to file suit against the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) pro...

U.S. Asks Court to Put Hold on Lawsuit as It Reviews 2011 Title IX Guidance

Posted on August 11 2017

The U.S. Department of Education on Friday asked a federal court to put on hold for 90 days a lawsuit challenging hotly contested guidance from the Obama administration on campus sexual-a...

U.S. to Help Remove Debt Burden for Students Defrauded by For-Profit Chain

Posted on August 10 2017

Nearly 25 years after a nationwide chain of beauty and secretarial schools was closed for defrauding students, the Department of Education has agreed to help victims wipe clean their burdensome fed...

Eliminating Undergraduates

Posted on August 10 2017

Marygrove College in Detroit joined the list Wednesday of small private colleges making cuts because of financial difficulties, announcing it will follow the unusual strategy of shutting down its u...