• The U.S. Department of Education today announced further action to roll back certain aspects of the gainful employment regulation. In a Federal Register notice scheduled to be published on Friday, the agency established new deadlines fo...

    ...read more
  • A new study by the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) found that the percentage of student loan borrowers with $20,000 or more in debt doubled over the past decade. According to the report, released Wednesday, over 40 percent o...

    ...read more
  • Trump Signs GI Bill Update Into Law

    Posted on August 17 2017

    President Trump on Wednesday signed an update of the Post-9/11 GI Bill into law, The Washington Post reported. The bipartisan legislation moved swiftly through both chambers of Congress in the last month. The Forever GI Act removes the ...

    ...read more
  • DeVos on Higher Ed

    Posted on August 16 2017

    Last week, U.S. Education Secretary Betsy DeVos sat down for an interview with The Associated Press to discuss a range of topics, including for-profit institutions, campus sexual assault on college campuses, and race-conscious admissions...

    ...read more
  • A federal judge on Monday granted the U.S. Education Department a 90-day hold on a legal challenge to Obama-era guidance on Title IX while the agency reviews the policy. The lawsuit, filed by a former University of Virginia student and ...

    ...read more
  • Battle Lines Drawn Over DACA

    Posted on August 16 2017

    The deadline for Texas and nine other states to file suit against Trump administration over the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program is fast approaching. Neither the White House nor the U.S. Justice Department have taken...

    ...read more
  • Late last week, the U.S. Education Department extended the deadline for public input on regulations governing higher education. The move followed a flood of over 2,000 comments with the same response, pushed by the National Women's ...

    ...read more
  • Senate Approves GI Bill Expansion

    Posted on August 3 2017

    The U.S. Senate on Wednesday unanimously approved legislation to expand and update the Post-9/11 GI Bill. The "Forever GI Bill" is a broad effort to better prepare veterans for life after active-duty service amid a rapidl...

    ...read more
  • U.S. Senators Roy Blunt (R-MO), Elizabeth Warren (D-MA), James Lankford (R-OK), and Jeanne Shaheen (D-NH) on Monday introduced legislation that aims to benefit student loan borrowers and taxpayers by protecting and strengthening performa...

    ...read more
  • Momentum Grows to Protect Dreamers

    Posted on August 1 2017

    Momentum is growing for a legislative fix for the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program, which protects about 750,000 undocumented immigrants brought to the U.S. as children, The Hill reported. DACA recipients currently r...

    ...read more