The Education Department plans to release list of colleges whose federal aid is restricted because of concerns they pose risks to students and taxpayers. In recent years most on list have been for-profit colleges.
Student debt, the Ryan Budget, and the value of the Department of Education are among the higher education issues making their way onto the political airwaves this fall, as Democrats look to hold on to the Senate and keep seats in the House.
Education Department proposes rules to loosen requirements for obtaining a PLUS Loan. Black college advocates hail the changes, but consumer advocates worry the loans can be risky for low-income borrowers.