August 30, 2019U.S. Department of Education Finalizes Regulations to Protect Student Borrowers, Hold Higher Education Institutions Accountable and Save Taxpayers $11.1 Billion Over 10 Years
WASHINGTON—Today, the U.S. Department of Education finalized regulations that will protect student borrowers, hold higher education institutions accountable and provide financial protections to taxpayers.
August 23, 2019
WASHINGTON— U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos announced today that the U.S. Department of Education's Office for Civil Rights (OCR) and the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) will work collaboratively to improve the information collected in the Civil Rights Data Collection (CRDC).
August 21, 2019Trump Administration to Automatically Forgive Federal Student Loan Debt for Totally and Permanently Disabled Veterans
LOUISVILLE, KY— Today, President Donald J. Trump signed a Presidential Memorandum that will significantly streamline the process to erase federal student loan debt for totally and permanently disabled veterans. Through a process called Total and Permanent Disability (TPD) Discharge, veterans will now have their student loan debt discharged unless they decide to opt-out of the process.
August 20, 2019U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos Reacts to 2019 Education Next Poll: “Clearly, our Education Freedom Scholarships proposal is the solution American families want”
U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos issued the following statement after Education Next released its 2019 opinion poll on education policy:
"The results are no surprise to those of us who believe in students and trust parents and teachers.