The president will speed up a plan to cap student loan repayments at 10 percent of discretionary income as of 2012.
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October 25, 2011
October 21, 2011
Sounds like the Obama administration is less than thrilled with the accountability provisions in a bill passed out of the Senate education committee yesterday.
October 20, 2011
Obama's policy chief on domestic issues-including education-will leave at the end of this year.
September 28, 2011
Barack Obama, in his annual back-to-school speech, steers clear of controversy, asking students to pursue post-secondary study.
September 13, 2011
President Barack Obama will go to an Ohio high school to make a pitch for the school construction piece of his jobs plan.
September 12, 2011
So will Obama big jobs plan actually reinvigorate the sluggish economy? Rep. George Miller of California, the top Democrat on the House Education and the Workforce Committee, wants to know the answer to that question.
September 08, 2011
Jobs to improve schools and teaching are a large part of the president's $447 billion vision for spurring the sputtering economy.
August 30, 2011
In a radio interview, President Barack Obama gave education advocates some hope.
August 09, 2011
Texas Gov. Rick Perry has opposed Race to the Top and the Common Core State Standards Initiative, both key pieces of President Barack Obama's education agenda.
August 08, 2011
State officials give a thumbs-up to the idea of wiggle room from the requirements of the No Child Left Behind Act, but others sound a note of caution.