01 novembre 2018

Bill Would Address Evaluation, Transparency of Experimental Sites

HomeBy Andrew Kreighbaum. The Higher Education Act gives the department authority to temporarily waive requirements for Title IV federal student aid programs to run initiatives known as experimental sites. The idea is that the experimental sites will allow the department and lawmakers to assess new policy ideas. More...

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Oversight Agenda of a Democratic House

HomeBy Andrew Kreighbaum. A potential Democratic House takeover would likely entail far more congressional scrutiny of the Education Department's agenda under Betsy DeVos. More...

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Obama Student Loan Rule to Take Effect

HomeBy Andrew Kreighbaum. Federal judge rejects challenge to 2016 borrower-defense rule, clearing the way for new benefits for borrowers, including tens of thousands who attended defunct for-profit colleges. More...

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For-Profit College Chain Sues to Keep U.S. Aid

HomeBy Andrew Kreighbaum. In lawsuit filed against Betsy DeVos, Education Corporation of America argues that it needs major financial restructuring but that campuses will have to close without federal student aid. More...

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For-Profits Stay on Campaign Sidelines

HomeBy Andrew Kreighbaum. Sector's spending on political campaigns has fallen off sharply during the 2018 midterm campaign cycle. More...

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Democratic Contenders Get Ambitious With Equity Proposals

HomeBy Andrew Kreighbaum. Student loan debt has become perhaps the biggest preoccupation of policy makers overseeing the higher education system. More...

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Barriers to Loan Forgiveness

HomeBy Andrew Kreighbaum. While just a handful of borrowers have received Public Service Loan Forgiveness so far, the real payouts -- and renewed debates about the program's cost -- still loom. More...

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Department of Ed Told to Offer Guidance on Loan Program

HomeBy Andrew Kreighbaum. The Education Department has not provided enough guidance on the Public Service Loan Forgiveness program to borrowers or loan servicers, a Government Accountability Office report found. More...

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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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