01 novembre 2018

Democratic Contenders Get Ambitious With Equity Proposals

HomeBy Andrew Kreighbaum. Student loan debt has become perhaps the biggest preoccupation of policy makers overseeing the higher education system. More...

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Barriers to Loan Forgiveness

HomeBy Andrew Kreighbaum. While just a handful of borrowers have received Public Service Loan Forgiveness so far, the real payouts -- and renewed debates about the program's cost -- still loom. More...

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Department of Ed Told to Offer Guidance on Loan Program

HomeBy Andrew Kreighbaum. The Education Department has not provided enough guidance on the Public Service Loan Forgiveness program to borrowers or loan servicers, a Government Accountability Office report found. More...

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Navient's Role in Loan Servicing Overhaul

HomeBy Andrew Kreighbaum. Trump administration's list of primary finalists to operate an overhauled student loan servicing system excludes Navient, a large and controversial servicer, which instead is participating in the program as a subcontractor in a team. More...

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Student Loan Default Rate Declines Slightly

HomeBy Andrew Kreighbaum. New data released by the Education Department Wednesday showed 10.8 percent of student borrowers who entered loan repayment in 2015 had defaulted within three years. More...

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01 octobre 2018

New funding package means less cash and higher debts for Welsh students

Résultat de recherche d'images pour "hepi"From this autumn, undergraduates from Wales will no longer get a tuition fee grant. As a result, tuition fee loans will more than double (to £9,000 for those studying in Wales), embedding high tuition fees and loans across more of the UK. Maintenance support is changing too. Although there is to be a new universal maintenance grant, many will be expected to take on larger maintenance loans. More...

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The Post-18 Review in England: A Story of Two Loans?

Résultat de recherche d'images pour "hepi"Income contingent loans are viewed as either a tax liability or personal debt. Viewed as debt, the inclination of stakeholders across post-18 education is to turn fee loans and maintenance loans into teaching grants and maintenance grants. More...

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30 septembre 2018

Black students default on college loans at a higher rate than others, study finds

University Business Magazine logoThere’s great disparity in the way that college graduates pay back student loans. Among black bachelor’s degree holders, 21 percent defaulted on their student loans within 12 years of entering college, according to a report released this week from The Institute for College Access and Success. More...

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Fewer Iowa students are graduating with debt — but those who are have a lot

University Business Magazine logoAverage student loan debt for graduates of Iowa’s colleges and universities still exceeds the national average, according to a new report by The Institute for College Access & Success. More...

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Judge rules DeVos delay of Obama-era student loan rules ‘unlawful’

University Business Magazine logoA federal judge on Wednesday ruled that Education Secretary Betsy DeVos’ various delays of Obama-era regulations governing loan forgiveness for defrauded borrowers were illegal. More...

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