24 novembre 2017

Post-Recession Borrowers Struggle to Repay Loans

HomeBy Andrew Kreighbaum. Borrowers, especially those who attend less selective institutions or who drop out, increasingly struggle to pay back loans. More...

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IRS Restores Data Retrieval Tool for FAFSA

HomeBy Andrew Kreighbaum. The IRS abruptly suspended the tool in March, citing suspicious activity and potential vulnerability of taxpayer information. Student financial aid advocates rushed to communicate the change to students and provide assistance to those who would face greater challenges applying for aid. More...

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Senate Budget Resolution Leaves Out Many Cuts

HomeBy Andrew Kreighbaum. A Senate budget resolution released by Republican leaders Friday left out reconciliation language from an earlier House budget blueprint that mandated billions in cuts for education programs. More...

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‘Blueprint’ for Federal Student-Level Data System

HomeBy Andrew Kreighbaum. The Institute for Higher Education Policy on Wednesday issued a set of recommendations on the nuts and bolts of creating a federal postsecondary student level data system. More...

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Crunch Time for Perkins Loan Program

HomeBy Andrew Kreighbaum. The federal student loan program expires Sept. 30, and it’s unclear if an extension will go through -- despite backing from colleges and bipartisan support. More...

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Return of the College Scorecard

HomeBy Andrew Kreighbaum. The Department of Education rolls out updated information on its college transparency tool, including a new comparison feature. More...

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Just Like Obama Did?

HomeBy Andrew Kreighbaum. Secretary DeVos has criticized the previous administration for shifting federal policy without appropriate public input. Critics say she's poised to do just that with new Title IX advice. More...

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New Instructions on Title IX

HomeBy Andrew Kreighbaum. Education Department rescinds two guidance documents from Obama administration and issues new directions on how colleges should comply with Title IX. New regulation will follow a formal notice-and-comment period. More...

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Justice Department Will Back Suit on ‘Free Speech’ Zone

HomeBy Andrew Kreighbaum. He said the Department of Justice would file a “statement of interest” in a lawsuit involving a Georgia public college’s use of “free speech zones” and that the department would make more such filings in weeks to come. More...

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Obama Alums Launch Coalition to Challenge DeVos

HomeBy Andrew Kreighbaum. A group of former Obama administration officials is launching a legal aid effort to assist students who are defrauded or suffer from discrimination. More...

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