There's a fight brewing between states and Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos over who has the power to police student loan servicing companies as consumer advocates question whether the federal government is doing enough to protect borrowers from shady practices.
The Education Department didn't grant a single claim for loan forgiveness to people who said they were defrauded by their colleges between June and December 2018, according to data sent to Congress and provided to CNN on Friday.
It's been five months since a federal court ordered Education Secretary Betsy DeVos to give defrauded student loan borrowers relief, but more than 100,000 people are still waiting to hear whether their debt will be canceled.
The Trump administration is floating several policy proposals to address student loan debt, as college affordability becomes a popular topic for Democrats on the 2020 campaign trail.
The Trump administration urged Congress Monday to put a cap on student loan borrowing, one of several proposals for updating the Higher Education Act.
For the third year in a row, Education Secretary Betsy DeVos has proposed ending a loan forgiveness program for public service workers and eliminating subsidized loans for low-income students.
Maine draws about 36 million tourists each year with four seasons' worth of enticements, from white sandy beaches to world-class skiing.
A federal judge ruled that the Betsy Devos-led Department of Education improperly delayed implementing a rule to give some student loan borrowers relief.
With September marking College Savings Month, take a look at the states where a college education will cost you the most.
Americans will finally be able to apply for federal financial aid on their phones.
Take a look at which states have the most and least student debt, as ranked by personal finance website WalletHub.
Confused by your college financial aid letter? It's not your fault.
About four in ten people who've gone to college have taken out loans to pay for school. But some people are taking on a lot more debt than others.
Students entering college this year could pay more than $190,000 for a bachelor's degree. Meanwhile, others will pay next to nothing.
The Trump administration announced on Monday a federal student loan forgiveness plan for permanently disabled veterans, the Washington Post Reported.
If you've been paying off student loans, don't make the mistake of filing your taxes without getting a deduction on the interest you've paid on your loans.
A group of Howard University students say they've taken control of the school's administration building and won't leave until their demands -- including the resignation of the university president -- are met. They are protesting after university workers were accused of "double-dipping" on financial aid.
The Department of Education may make it easier for people filing for bankruptcy to get out of their student loans.
What if the government wiped away everyone's student debt?
About 60 percent of grad students don't receive any kind of scholarship, grant, or tuition waiver that they don't have to pay back.
As lawmakers attempt to reconcile the House and Senate tax bills before Christmas, they'll be forced to take a hard look at some higher education tax breaks.
Citibank must pay $6.5 million for illegal student loan servicing practices, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau said Tuesday.
The Department of Education will halt two Obama-era rules that would have protected student borrowers and held for-profit colleges accountable.
Memphis is the first municipality to offer workers help with paying off student loans.