Danielle Douglas-Gabriel

ReporterWashington, D.C.


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

  • Mar 2, 2015

Some schools offer incentives to take a full course load in order to keep debt down and graduation rates up.

  • Feb 28, 2015

Former Corinthian College students are refusing to repay their federal loans in protest of the school’s abusive practices, but the move could backfire and result in wage garnishment.

  • Feb 25, 2015

Use of so-called income-driven plans could cost $22 billion more than the government expected, raising concerns about the sustainability of a cornerstone of the Obama administration’s education policy.

  • Feb 6, 2015

ECMC has lofty ambitions of turning the for-profit campuses into premier nonprofit schools, creating the country’s largest nonprofit system of career education.

  • Feb 3, 2015

It used to be that students could attend a public university and incur little to no debt. But as states cut funding and tuition rises, parents and students scramble to cover the costs.

  • Jan 30, 2015

The truth is that everyone, except for the super wealthy, is having a hard time paying for college.

  • Jan 29, 2015

The administration retreated after a strong backlash to the proposal, which would have curtailed a major tax benefit of the popular college savings accounts.

  • Jan 27, 2015

We’re not about to say goodbye to CrossFit (sorry), but these may play a bigger role in your fitness routine.

  • Jan 27, 2015

Critics say eliminating the benefit would discourage families from putting money away.

  • Jan 23, 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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