Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos on Thursday defended her decision to move ahead with partial loan forgiveness for students defrauded by for-profit colleges, pushing back on criticism from Democrats over her approach.
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Sen. Elizabeth Warren has big plans for America.
The Senate passed a bill Thursday by unanimous consent to permanently fund historically black colleges and universities and minority-serving institutions. Federal funding had expired on October 1.
Christmas tree sellers across the country are expecting an influx of new and returning customers this holiday season after experiencing a surge in sales last year.
U.S. households are now sitting on a record $14 trillion in mortgages, credit cards, student loans and other forms of debt.
House Democrats are calling on Education Secretary Betsy DeVos to testify next month about the delay in canceling the debt of thousands of defrauded former for-profit college students.
Education Secretary Betsy DeVos and the Department of Education were held in civil contempt by a federal judge on Thursday and ordered to pay damages to student borrowers who took out loans to attend a now defunct for-profit college.
A top Education Department official who oversaw student loans said he is resigning and will seek a soon-to-be vacant Senate seat, running on a plan to cancel student loans, The Wall Street Journal reported Thursday.
California just took a step toward making its school environments a little more inclusive.
Elizabeth Warren, now a co-front-runner with Joe Biden for the Democratic presidential nomination, has put in some of her most dazzling performances in front of black audiences.
Billionaire Robert Smith has made good on his promise to pay off the student loan debt of the entire 2019 graduating class at Morehouse College by donating $34 million to the historically black men's school in Atlanta.
Cornell University's medical school had a life-changing announcement for its students. They'll get a top-notch college education and walk out debt-free.
Most elementary school kids don't have their college plans firmed up, but the University of Tennessee super-fan who was bullied for his homemade T-shirt can mark that off of his list.
Congress tried to make it easier for borrowers to apply for federal student loan debt forgiveness, but almost everyone who's applied has been rejected, according to a government report released Thursday.
Ian and Nikki Aguilar were overjoyed when they welcomed a baby girl, Emilia, in July. But when they started investigating day care centers in their neighborhood, the new parents experienced some serious sticker shock.
California will provide free tuition for two years of community college to first-time, full-time California students.
President Donald Trump said Wednesday that he will sign an executive action making student loan cancellation for disabled veterans automatic -- about three months after 51 attorneys general urged the Department of Education to make the change.
Morgan Marler had trouble finding a job when she graduated from ITT Tech with an associate's degree in information technology in 2016.
Massachusetts Sen. Elizabeth Warren is introducing a bill Tuesday that would cancel the student loan debts of tens of millions of Americans, a plan she first proposed on the campaign trail in April.
The American Federation of Teachers union sued Education Secretary Betsy DeVos Thursday, alleging that the department has mismanaged a federal program that grants teachers and other public service workers loan forgiveness after they make 10 years of payments.
Tonight, round two of the first Democratic debates gets underway, with another slate of 10 candidates facing off in Miami.
Education Secretary Betsy DeVos is facing another lawsuit over the department's loan forgiveness program aimed at helping defrauded students.
Sen. Bernie Sanders offered up a plan on Monday to completely eliminate the student loan debt of every American, staking out uncharted territory in the Democratic presidential primary.
You've might have heard the statistic. As many as 45 million Americans have student loan debt -- amounting to about $1.49 trillion total.