01 novembre 2018

Navient's Role in Loan Servicing Overhaul

HomeBy Andrew Kreighbaum. Trump administration's list of primary finalists to operate an overhauled student loan servicing system excludes Navient, a large and controversial servicer, which instead is participating in the program as a subcontractor in a team. More...

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College Scorecard Drops National Comparison Data

HomeBy Andrew Kreighbaum. In its latest update to the College Scorecard, the Education Department has dropped data putting key outcomes measures for individual colleges in context. The department is making those changes as it pushes transparency offered by the Scorecard as an alternative to accountability provisions in the gainful-employment rule. More...

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New Tool for FAFSA Completion

HomeBy Andrew Kreighbaum. Advocates hope new myStudentAid mobile app will mean more applicants finish the FAFSA. More...

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U.S. to Investigate Bathroom Policy for Transgender Students

HomeBy Andrew Kreighbaum. The Trump administration says it will investigate whether a Georgia school district’s policy allowing students to choose the bathroom corresponding with their gender identity contributed to a “hostile environment” for female students. More...

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Missed Deadline Stalls DeVos Agenda

HomeBy Andrew Kreighbaum. Education Department says it won't meet November deadline to overhaul borrower-defense and gainful-employment rules, raising the stakes for legal challenges to the Obama-era regulations. More...

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Education Department Misstated Support for ACICS

HomeBy Andrew Kreighbaum. A senior Education Department official’s recommendation to extend federal approval for a troubled accreditor attributed endorsements of the decision to several peer organizations. The problem? As Politico reported last week, those accreditors say they never backed the move. More...

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Frustrations Over Consumer Tool

HomeBy Andrew Kreighbaum. The Trump administration's changes to a key transparency tool have frustrated even some supporters among veterans' groups. More...

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Student Loan Default Rate Declines Slightly

HomeBy Andrew Kreighbaum. New data released by the Education Department Wednesday showed 10.8 percent of student borrowers who entered loan repayment in 2015 had defaulted within three years. More...

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House Passes Bill With 2019 Education, NIH Funding

HomeBy Andrew Kreighbaum. The U.S. House of Representatives approved a spending bill Wednesday night that funds 2019 education and biomedical research spending and keeps the government open through Dec. 7. The Senate passed the same bill last week. More...

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Free College Goes Mainstream

HomeBy Andrew Kreighbaum. A growing number of Democratic candidates at the state and federal level are running on free college. But there's a sharp divide within the party and liberal policy circles over the concept. More...

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