There was a huge debate about student loan forgiveness. Here's the final version of the bill that passed.
Continued coronavirus outbreaks might force more school closures, the American Academy of Pediatrics reported, as it issued guidance for schools trying to re-open in the fall.
Teachers say they are already seeing students slip backwards and there are fears that learning will be lost.
Lenders will have to immediately stop requiring payments and accruing interest on federal education loans after President Trump signed the new coronavirus aid bill into law.
There's one area of student loan reform where Kamala Harris has uniquely positioned herself.
Starting this fall, college tuition will be covered for all New York residents making less than $100,000 a year.
This installment of “Financing College: Where’s the Money?” explores financing college using scholarships and grants, forms of financial aid paid for through state, federal and other programs, which do not require repayment by the college student.
The Education Department said Monday will begin identifying students who burned through federal Pell grants to pay for colleges that closed before they could graduate, with the goal of restoring eligibility for thousands of people.
You've known all along that you'd need to come up with a lot of money to send your child off to college. But only in the midst of your kid's senior year—when you open colleges' financial aid notices—does the harsh reality typically hit, says James C. Lundgren II, an independent college adviser in Encinitas, Calif. "The light bulbs are coming on right about now," he says.
If you accrued any student loan debt in 2016, here’s everything you’ll need to know when filing your tax returns this year.
Chasing the debt-free by 35 dream.
Even with the go-ahead from the Trump administration, United Student Aid Funds will not hit debtors with exorbitant collection fees.
National K-12 and higher ed news came fast and furious this week. Here are our highlights to help you keep on top.
Pell grants are safe but slashed. Other federal grants are going away.
You don't have to choose between paying off your student loans and saving for retirement. Here is how to do both.
The 68-year-old has been struggling to pay off his debt since 1982 when he borrowed about $12,500 to get a Master's degree in Liberal Arts from the University of Southern Florida. It took him nearly a decade to find a steady job, and he defaulted on his loans before finding work at a community college as a media technician and humanities instructor. The government garnished his wages by about $400 a month throughout most of his career to collect the debt.
You've paid off all your debt obligations and have money left over, should you pay down more student loan debt or put the money toward your retirement?
In February, when most of the commonwealth's residents were stymied by the record snowfall, more than 150 college and university students made their way to Beacon Hill to personally advocate for continued funding of need-based financial aid.
The program, called WorkOpps, short for Working Opportunities for Adults, helps those who are unemployed or underemployed get good jobs or the means to find them.
Small lessons learned early helped three Spokane-area residents succeed. The three are graduates of Head Start, the federal early-learning program for low-income children that celebrates its 50th anniversary this year.