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Income-Driven Repayment Plan Enrollment Jumps, Delinquency Rates Drop in New Student Loan Data

Thu, 20 Aug 2015 14:10:44 EDT Press Releasesincome-driven-repayment-plan-enrollment-jumps-delinquency-rates-drop-new-student-loan-data Growing numbers of student loan borrowers are taking advantage of the Obama Administration’s efforts to ease the burden of student debt, according to figures released today by the U.S. Department of Education. Delinquency rates are down, too.

Fri, 21 Aug 2015 18:08:31 EDT Press Releases83 Students from 70 Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs) Named 2015 HBCU All-StarsThe White House Initiative on Historically Black Colleges and Universities (WHIHBCUs) today announced its 2015 HBCU All-Stars, recognizing 83 undergraduate, graduate, and professional students for their accomplishments in academics, leadership, and civic engagement.
Wed, 19 Aug 2015 10:30:20 EDT Press ReleasesAs part of the Obama Administration’s commitment to protect students’ privacy and ensure that all higher education institutions help promote a safe and healthy campus for students, the Department of Education’s Chief Privacy Officer is reaching out for input on protecting student medical records from inappropriate disclosures.

Fri, 14 Aug 2015 16:05:26 EDT Press Releases College Students in 36 States to Benefit from Extra $23.4 Million in Student Support Services Grants Focused on Success in Higher Education

Wed, 12 Aug 2015 15:12:20 EDT Press Releases$9.2 Million in Grants Awarded to Nine States to Improve Training Systems to Help Children with Disabilities The U.S. Department of Education announced today the award of $9.2 million in grants to nine states to improve personnel training systems to help children with disabilities. States receiving grants are: Arizona, Arkansas, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Minnesota, Montana, Nevada and Tennessee.