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Biden Administration

President Joe Biden, an older man with white hair wearing a suit and tie, gestures with his hands while giving a speech.
Oct 06, 2022
The Biden administration is contending with four lawsuits while preparing for the rollout of its ambitious debt-relief program.

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October 6, 2022
The Biden administration is contending with four lawsuits while preparing for the rollout of its ambitious debt-relief program.
September 26, 2022
An audit report by the Department of Education’s inspector general says Gulf Coast State College misspent about $1.8 million in emergency assistance funds. College leaders say they received conflicting guidance from the department about how to spend the money.
September 6, 2022
Republicans say Biden’s student debt-relief plan is illegal, but they are struggling to find a plaintiff with standing to make a case against the president’s use of executive authority.
August 25, 2022
The president announced a plan expected to impact 95 percent of the 43 million federal student loan borrowers. Democrats call the announcement a win for low- and middle-income Americans. Republicans question its legality.
August 19, 2022
President Biden has yet to deliver on his campaign promise to forgive at least some student loan debt. Doing so would be a big win for key voting blocs heading into the midterms, but some are hoping for more forgiveness than others.
June 30, 2022
Critics of newly proposed Title IX regulations fear that the Biden administration is stripping away due process; others believe the Department of Education is striking an appropriate balance.
May 19, 2022
President Biden suggests he will move to forgive some student debt. When a final decision will occur and whether his plan will be successful is still unknown.
September 21, 2021
Jill Biden, the first lady, returned to the classroom this fall as a community college professor. Community college leaders see the move as emblematic of a new national moment for their institutions. 
September 13, 2021
President Biden announced that he is requiring large private businesses and federal contractors to mandate COVID-19 vaccinations for their employees, a move that's expected to affect colleges and universities.
July 20, 2021
Eloy Ortiz Oakley, chancellor of the California Community Colleges system, will temporarily serve as a special adviser in the U.S. Department of Education. The move was applauded by higher education leaders.

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