Tag: federal student

Economics&Strategies, Education Economics

Pandemic student loan pause mostly helps borrowers who can afford to pay, report says

May 16, 2022

Via: Higher Ed Dive

Roughly 42 million borrowers are covered by a federal student loan repayment pause that began in March 2020 because of the coronavirus pandemic. While the freeze was meant to offer relief to those with student loan debt, the Philadelphia Fed’s […]

Educational Stages, Higher Education

Appropriations Committee Approves Higher Education Funding Bill

July 16, 2021

Via: Inside Higher Ed

The House Appropriations Committee approved a bill Thursday that includes nearly $31 billion in total higher education funding for fiscal year 2022. The bill, which primarily includes Democratic priorities and aligns closely with President Biden’s budget proposal, was approved by […]

Economics&Strategies, Education Economics

Title IX debate complicates push for Higher Education Act reauthorization

February 18, 2020

Via: Inside Higher Ed

Any deal to update the law governing federal student aid would have to overcome concerns about the highly charged new rule U.S. Education Secretary Betsy DeVos is about to release on what colleges are required do about allegations of sexual […]

Educational Stages, Higher Education, News

In the News: No Penalty for Western Governors – by Education Next

January 14, 2019

Via: Education Next

The Department of Education announced on Friday that Western Governors University, one of the largest online universities, would not be found out of compliance with federal student aid requirements and would not be forced to return student aid funds. As […]