Danielle Douglas-Gabriel

ReporterWashington, D.C.


An interview with Ted Mitchell, the third-highest ranking official at the Education Department and the person charged with overseeing the country’s higher education policy.

  • Dec 23, 2014

On Friday, the Treasury Department said it sold its remaining stake in auto lender Ally Financial.

  • Dec 19, 2014

Think they push you hard? You should see what they do to themselves.

  • Dec 17, 2014

While colleges have moved away from credit card agreements, they have inked more deals to market debit and prepaid cards.

  • Dec 16, 2014

Democrats are calling on the Department of Education to forgive the debt of thousands of students who attended the failing for-profit giant Corinthian Colleges.

  • Dec 10, 2014

The measure, championed by Senate Democrats, would cut Pell Grants in order to free up money to pay companies that collect student loans on behalf of the Department of Education.

  • Dec 10, 2014

529 college savings plans are widely hailed as the best options to save for education.

  • Dec 8, 2014

Colleges have added too many unnecessary degree requirements and remedial courses that keep students in school for much longer than needed, according to a new report.

  • Dec 2, 2014

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
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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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