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Senator Patty Murray, a white woman with shoulder-length white hair and glasses.
Aug 16, 2022
The deadline to submit public comment on the Education Department’s proposed changes to “targeted” student debt relief programs has arrived. Democrats celebrated the proposal, while Republicans claimed executive overreach.

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August 16, 2022
The deadline to submit public comment on the Education Department’s proposed changes to “targeted” student debt relief programs has arrived. Democrats celebrated the proposal, while Republicans claimed executive overreach.
August 10, 2022
A National Association of Financial Aid Administrators report shows the most recent data available on major federal student aid programs.
July 8, 2022
Illinois public colleges and universities, prodded by new state law, become latest to end the use of withholding transcripts from students with institutional debts.
July 7, 2022
Education Department proposes changes to loan programs to make it easier for public service employees and those who attended fraudulent colleges to get their student loans forgiven.
June 28, 2022
The 30-month pause on student loan payments is astoundingly regressive, Andrew Gillen writes.
June 21, 2022
Federal scrutiny grows of a practice colleges use widely. Two experts discuss what policy makers and institutions can do to avoid impeding students from jobs or further education.
June 21, 2022
A new poll shows 82 percent of borrowers believe Biden should make college more affordable.
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