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Secretary Cardona Statement Following Supreme Court Oral Arguments
Author: US Department of Education | Posted on: February 28, 2023
Today, U.S. Secretary of Education Miguel Cardona issued the following statement after the conclusion of oral arguments before the Supreme Court on the Department’s one-time student debt...
Tips To Save When Paying Your Way Through School
Author: Melissa Howard | Posted on: February 11, 2023
College doesn’t come cheap, and degree-based debt is up more than 300% since 20041. If you’d rather not be the “average” student and still owe more than $32,000 upon...
Biden-Harris Administration Continues Fight for Student Debt Relief for Millions of Borrowers, Extends Student Loan Repayment Pause
Author: US Department of Education | Posted on: November 22, 2022
Today, the U.S. Department of Education announced an extension of the pause on student loan repayment, interest, and collections. The extension will alleviate uncertainty for borrowers as the...
Education Department Releases Final Regulations to Expand and Improve Targeted Debt Relief Programs
Author: US Department of Education | Posted on: October 31, 2022
Rules improve borrower defense, ensure borrowers get their day in court, and limit student loan interest capitalization Today, the U.S. Department of Education (Department) released final...
Student Loan Pause Extended Through May 1, 2022
Author: U.S. Department of Education | Posted on: December 22, 2021
Today, the U.S. Department of Education announced a 90-day extension of the pause on student loan repayment, interest, and collections through May 1, 2022. The extension will allow the...
U.S. Department of Education Announces Transformational Changes to the Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program, Will Put Over 550,000 Public Service Workers Closer to Loan Forgiveness
Author: U.S. Department of Education | Posted on: October 06, 2021
Today, the U.S. Department of Education announced an overhaul of the Public Service Loan Forgiveness (PSLF) Program that it will implement over the next year to make the program live up to its...
Department of Education Discharges Over $1.6 billion in HBCU Capital Finance Debt
Author: US Dept of Education | Posted on: April 02, 2021
April 2, 2021 The U.S. Department of Education recently discharged approximately $1.6 billion of debt provided to Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs) that participate in the HBCU...
The U.S. Department of Education Expands Second Chance Pell Experiment
Author: Robert King | Posted on: April 26, 2020
U.S. Department of Education invited a new cohort of 67 schools to participate in its Second Chance Pell experiment, creating more education opportunities for incarcerated students. Prior to the...
Education Department Suspends Federal Student Loan Payments, Waives Interest During National Emergency
Author: Dept. of Education | Posted on: March 20, 2020
WASHINGTON — U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos announced today that the office of Federal Student Aid is executing on President Donald J. Trump's promise to provide student loan relief...
Employment outlook for bachelor's-level occupations
Author: Elka Torpey | Posted on: December 09, 2019
Elka Torpey | April 2018 What’s the outlook in occupations that typically require a bachelor’s degree to enter? Which of those occupations are projected to have many openings?...