Danielle Douglas-Gabriel

ReporterWashington, D.C.


Every year costs go up, raising fears among students and parents. Often the net amount is far lower.

  • Mar 27, 2015

NYU now costs $71,000 a year to attend. One student is protesting.

  • Mar 27, 2015

The acclaimed French economist says the burden of student debt will be a drag on the labor force and ultimately hinder economic growth in the United States.

  • Mar 23, 2015

House Republicans want to freeze the maximum Pell Grant award for the next 10 years.

  • Mar 18, 2015

A handful of health clubs in the Washington area offer routines tailored to older adults.

  • Mar 17, 2015

Three collection agencies are suing the government for canceling their contract to collect overdue federal student loans.

  • Mar 16, 2015

The president’s plan would make student loan servicers operate more transparently.

  • Mar 10, 2015

The three biggest credit bureaus are changing the way the handle errors and list medical debt.

  • Mar 9, 2015

Tensions have risen over federal loan policies, community colleges and a new school rating system.

  • Mar 6, 2015

After years of public criticism over the aggressive practices of some of its debt collectors, the agency is canceling contracts.

  • Mar 2, 2015
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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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