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Biden-Harris Administration Approves Additional Billions in Student Debt Relief

Diverse: Issues in Higher Education

With the 2024 presidential election on the horizon, the Biden-Harris administration is continuing its student loan debt relief efforts, this time approving nearly $5 billion. billion brings the total amount of forgiveness that the Biden-Harris administration has approved to $136.6 This most recent $4.9 billion, with more than 3.7

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Biden Administration Announces Gainful Employment Rules

Diverse: Issues in Higher Education

The Biden-Harris Administration released final regulations aimed at cracking down on unaffordable debt or insufficient earnings for postsecondary students. The Biden-Harris administration believes that when students invest in higher education, they should get a solid return on their investment and a greater shot at the American dream.”

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Biden-Harris Administration Approves $1.2B in Loan Forgiveness for SAVE Plan Borrowers

Diverse: Issues in Higher Education

The Biden-Harris administration has announced it will automatically discharge $1.2 Under Secretary of Education James Kvaal The administration has now approved loan forgiveness for nearly 3.9 The administration has also approved: $56.7 The administration has also approved: $56.7 The action comes as 7.5 billion for 1.3

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Biden-Harris Administration Awards $25M to Advance Career Connected High Schools

Diverse: Issues in Higher Education

The Biden-Harris Administration has announced 19 new grant awards totaling $25 million through the first-ever Perkins Innovation and Modernization, Career Connected High Schools (CCHS) Grant Program and issued by the U.S. Department of Education (ED).

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Biden Administration Forgives $72M for Students Misled by Ashford U

Diverse: Issues in Higher Education

Over 2,300 student borrowers who were ripped off by their online for-profit college will have their loans forgiven, the Biden administration announced Wednesday. My administration won’t stand for colleges taking advantage of hardworking students and borrowers,” said President Joe Biden in a statement. billion dollars in relief to 1.1

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Biden-Harris Administration Approves Additional 125,000 Americans for Debt Relief

Diverse: Issues in Higher Education

Education Secretary Dr. Miguel Cardona Michael Reynolds — EPA/Bloomberg The Biden-Harris Administration has approved $5.2 An additional 125,000 Americans have been approved for approximately $9 billion in debt relief. billion in additional debt relief for 53,000 borrowers under Public Service Loan Forgiveness programs; nearly $2.8

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A New Way of Looking at Administrative Burdens and Race

Diverse: Issues in Higher Education

One of the reasons that many of these efforts haven’t made as much difference as they could have is the administrative burdens that they place on students—the difficulty of the steps that students and their families must go through to apply for financial aid, or even to college at all. “By