Latest "Department of Education" stories
The Public Service Loan Forgiveness program waives debts for workers who have 10 years experience in federal or non-profit posts and have been making regular loan payments.
Department of Education officials will automatically grant financial relief to individuals who previously had to apply for the benefit.
More than 178,000 troops may be eligible for this student loan debt forgiveness benefit, watchdog says
Few troops have applied. But of those who have, most have been denied. More info from DoD could help.
By Karen Jowers
This federal program wipes away disabled vets’ student debt. They’re defaulting on their loans anyway.
About 42,000 veterans had been contacted, and 7,700 had had their loans discharged, according to information provided by the Education Department this week, leading advocates to wonder whether there’s more the federal government can do to expand its the benefit’s reach.
By Natalie Gross
"In the past, the College Scorecard has relied too much on national averages that are often misleading," writes Diane Auer Jones of the Department of Education.
By Diane Auer Jones