12 avril 2017

Loan Forgiveness Uncertainty

HomeBy Andrew Kreighbaum. Recent court filing by Department of Education fuels uncertainty about whether borrowers can count on contractors’ assertions that they qualify for federal debt relief program. More...

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Groups Urge Congress to Protect Student Aid

HomeBy Andrew Kreighbaum. Congress should maintain the federal student loan program and strengthen Pell Grants, a coalition of 576 universities, education groups and other advocacy organizations told lawmakers in a letter Wednesday. More...

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IRS Debacle Sows Confusion, Hassles

HomeBy Andrew Kreighbaum. Researchers say removal of an IRS tool for financial aid applicants may have slowed FAFSA submissions, while college aid groups warn that affected students could already be losing out on aid. More...

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DeVos to Meet With Higher Ed Groups Wednesday

HomeBy Andrew Kreighbaum. Education Secretary Betsy DeVos will meet Wednesday with the presidents of four higher ed associations, according to her public schedule. More...

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Two Debt Collectors Won't Raise Fees for Defaulted Borrowers

HomeBy Andrew Kreighbaum. Two debt collectors said in separate statements this week that they will not assess collection fees on defaulted student loan borrowers who quickly enter repayment, despite new guidance from the Department of Education. More...

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