The rise in subsidized student loan interest rates could increase overall indebtedness, but it's less clear what effect that will have on students' behavior.
Citing declining enrollment and bachelor's degree attainment for low-income minority students, report warns that proposals to reform federal student aid could harm access and outcomes for neediest students.
In its first year, a much-touted "shopping sheet" to help new college students and their families appears to be having minimal impact.
Proposal circulating on Capitol Hill asks accreditors to create a way for new providers to gain approval more quickly.
New paper finds that increases in the proportion of out-of-state students at public research universities lead to declines in the enrollment of minority and low-income students.
With concurrent hearings, Congress takes the first tentative steps toward reauthorizing the Higher Education Act.
The Education Department gears up to try again on regulations governing vocational programs, and -- building on its recent activity -- hints at broad regulatory agenda in the near future.
A new report on rethinking financial aid calls for splitting the main federal need-based-aid program in two, with one grant for adult students and another for traditional-age students.
Senate votes to ban federal funding for most political science research and to restore tuition assistance to active-duty service members.
After a slew of complaints about federal and private loan processing and collection, Consumer Financial Protection Bureau seeks oversight of the largest servicers.
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