Ben Miller, Senior Director for Postsecondary Education, testified before a joint hearing of the Subcommittee on Government Operations and the Subcommittee on Higher Education and Workforce Training in the U.S. House of Representatives.
Facilitating the purchase of federal student loans by private lenders through offering tax benefits and a new federal guarantee would be a step in the wrong direction for students and taxpayers.
Rohit Chopra, Senior Fellow at the Center for American Progress, testified before the U.S. Congress Joint Economic Committee.
Issue Brief Unnecessary austerity in the federal budgeting process forces Congress to choose between paying for the nation’s largest college grant program or funding crucial domestic programs.
Most undergraduate borrowers are repaying their loans, but results are getting worse, particularly in the for-profit sector.
Issue Brief A new CAP analysis shows that accreditation agency ACICS—along with many other national accreditors—is not sufficiently vetting the institutions that it approves to offer federal student loans.
The U.S. Department of Education’s proposed repayment plan would expand generous income-based repayment terms to all borrowers.
The U.S. Department of Education’s proposed regulations of campus financial products would ensure that students’ best interests are met.
The Center for American Progress makes comments to the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau on ways to improve student loan servicing.
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While high levels of student loan debt are troubling, they may reflect higher rates of postsecondary degree attainment in some states.
Elizabeth Baylor, Associate Director of Postsecondary Education at the Center for American Progress, testified before the U.S. Commission on Civil Rights, Office of Civil Rights Evaluation.
The U.S. Department of Education will start to forgive the loans of some defrauded borrowers from Corinthian Colleges.
Allowing students and families to use prior-prior year income data on the FAFSA could work as an intermediate step toward CAP’s proposed early guarantee of financial aid and would improve the application process for millions of students.