Federal Student Loans
March 30, 2021Department of Education Announces Expansion of COVID-19 Emergency Flexibilities to Additional Federal Student Loans in DefaultToday, the U.S. Department of Education (Department) announced an expansion of the pause on federal student loan interest and collections to all defaulted loans in the Federal Family Education Loan (FFEL) Program. This action will help more than one million additional borrowers burdened by debt during the COVID-19 emergency.
March 18, 2021
Today, the U.S. Department of Education (Department) announced it will streamline debt relief determinations for borrowers with claims approved to date that their institution engaged in certain misconduct.
January 21, 2021At the Request of President Biden, Acting Secretary of Education Will Extend Pause on Federal Student Loan Payments
At the request of President Biden, the Acting Secretary of Education will extend the pause on federal student loan payments and collections and keep the interest rate at 0%. Too many Americans are struggling to pay for basic necessities and to provide for their families. They should not be forced to choose between paying their student loans and putting food on the table.