A new report from the Education Trust calls for more accountability for colleges that graduate less than 15 percent of students in six years and have a large share of students who are unable to repay their loans after leaving school.
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June 19, 2014
June 11, 2014
The Senate fails to advance a bill to lower interest rates on existing student loans, while President Obama moves to enact regulatory changes to lower payments for college borrowers.
June 09, 2014
The Obama administration is expected to announce an expansion of the Pay As You Earn program to provide student-loan relief to an estimated 5 million borrowers with older loans.
January 13, 2014
New emails released from the U.S. Department of Education reflect concern about the Obama administration's plans to devise a college-rating system.
September 17, 2013
Senate lawmakers welcome recommendations for topics to cover in upcoming hearings of Higher Education Act reauthorization.
July 31, 2013
The U.S. House is expected to vote today on a bill that would initially lower interest rates on student loans and tie future rates to the market.
June 18, 2013
Education and advocacy groups are calling on the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau to mandate counseling for students before they can take out private loans.
June 03, 2013
Advocacy groups plan to rally on June 5 to keep student-loan interest rates from doubling on July 1.
April 16, 2013
Hearings have been announced to get feedback from higher education on new measures for 'gainful employment,' while a coalition of advocates push for enforcement.
September 17, 2012
The White House releases a glimpse of potential higher education cuts if Congress fails to come up with a long-term deficit-reduction deal.