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September 25, 2020
More than 80 college and university leaders on Thursday urged the Education Department to drop an investigation into Princeton University.
September 25, 2020
The association representing for-profit colleges and universities is coming under fire after a news report that it is targeting Democratic members of Congress in urban areas to oppose efforts to further regulate the industry.
September 22, 2020
Democrats in tight, key races in moderate states are shying away from supporting Joe Biden's debt cancellation and free college plans.
September 21, 2020
Associations representing colleges and universities still objected to the endowment tax that Congress enacted in 2017 but said final rules published by the Internal Revenue Service and Treasury Department on Friday made some improvements to the interim rules the agencies announced last year.
September 18, 2020
As Senator Lamar Alexander nears retirement, he is making one last push to simplify applying for financial aid, and this time, he might get it.
September 18, 2020
Though acknowledging it likely won’t happen unless there’s a Biden administration, Senate Democratic leader Chuck Schumer and Senator Elizabeth Warren said they are proposing a resolution that would call on the next president to use authority they believe he would have to cancel $50,000 in federal student debt from all borrowers, a move that would completely eliminate the balances of 75 percent of all borrowers.
September 16, 2020
Some Democrats and some Republicans don't fit neatly into their expected boxes on the issue.
September 16, 2020
PEAKS Trust, which owned and managed loans for now-defunct ITT Educational Services, has agreed to forgive $330 million in student debt to about 35,000 borrowers in settlements with the federal Consumer Financial Protection Bureau and 47 states and the District of Columbia.
September 15, 2020
Transworld Systems Inc., the principal debt collector for National Collegiate Student Loan Trusts, agreed to pay $600,000 in penalties and release student loan borrowers from garnishments, liens and other judgments resulting from improperly filed lawsuits as part of a settlement announced Monday with the New York State attorney general.
September 11, 2020
According to an Inside Higher Ed analysis of federal elections data, employees at colleges and universities have donated five times as much to Joe Biden as to Donald Trump.


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