Danielle Douglas-Gabriel

ReporterWashington, D.C.


The ECMC Group agreed last week to take over half of Corinthian Colleges’ 107 campuses.

  • Nov 28, 2014

It was easier for states to explain away massive divestment in higher education when the economy was teetering on the bring of collapse, but as the economy and state budgets recover, albeit slowly, schools are less willing to accept that states can’t step up to keep costs down.

  • Nov 21, 2014

Six of the 10 states with the highest debt loads are located in the Northeast.

  • Nov 20, 2014

The government has called on colleges to do more to prepare students for the workforce. But that overshadows the point of an education.

  • Nov 20, 2014

Student-loan repayment terms are being relaxed by Wells Fargo, and similar changes are in the works at Discover Financial Services.

  • Nov 19, 2014

After years of seeing the cost of college skyrocket, parents and students may finally be getting a break.

  • Nov 14, 2014

Your kid is ready for college but you aren’t. A guide to your financial aid options.

  • Nov 12, 2014

For-profit colleges will have to limit student debt in career-training programs or have federal funding cut.

  • Oct 30, 2014

Pilates and Zumba are no longer a no-man’s land.

  • Oct 29, 2014

The graduation party is long gone, which means it will soon be time to pay up on those student loans. Here are some tips on where to start.

  • Oct 15, 2014
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Danielle Douglas-Gabriel covers the student debt for The Washington Post. Danielle joined the national economy desk in July 2012 from Capital Business, a Post publication where she served as the local retail, hospitality and banking reporter. Prior to Capital Business, Danielle was the managing editor of Real Estate Forum, a commercial real estate trade magazine. Her writing has appeared in EbonyJet.com, New York Sun and New York Amsterdam News. She is the recipient of fellowships from the Donald Reynolds Journalism Institute and Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism.
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