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Dozens of Advocacy Groups Demand Biden Immediately Cancel Students’ Debts

More than 175 advocacy groups representing borrowers want the Biden administration to move quickly to discharge student loans, as the...
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Biden’s Backup for Student Loan Relief Likely to Take a Year

Negotiations over loan forgiveness will spotlight the Education Department’s complicated process to enact new rules—and are likely to frustrate borrowers in the process.

Secretary of Education Miguel Cardona, a middle-aged Hispanic man with a goatee wearing glasses and a business suit.

$39 Billion in Student Loan Relief for 804,000 People

The debt discharge is the result of an effort to give borrowers credit for more payments and rectify failings in the student loan system.

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Higher Ed Groups ‘Appalled’ at House Budget Cuts

House Republicans proposed cutting money for Federal Work-Study and a childcare subsidy for parents in college. Those moves have left colleges worried about the impacts. NIH also would be cut.

President Biden and Education Secretary Miguel Cardona

President Biden Plans to Change How Students Pay for College

The restart of student loan repayment looms as the Biden administration readies to roll out a new way to help borrowers at risk of defaulting.

House Republicans Plan to Cut Education Department’s Budget

House Republicans are planning to slash the Education Department’s budget by at least 15 percent, though Democrats on the House...
Letter signs spelling out "cancel" are held in front of the Supreme Court building

Biden Proposes New Debt-Relief Plan After Supreme Court Rejects Initial Proposal

The 6-to-3 decision stops the Biden administration from moving forward with plans to forgive up to $20,000 in student loans for eligible Americans, but the administration announced new steps to aid borrowers.

Foxx, Cassidy Question Education Department’s Plans to Restart Loan Payments

Top congressional Republicans want more information from the Education Department on its plans to resume student loan payments in September...