Reporter covering the economics of education Education: Columbia University, New York University Danielle Douglas-Gabriel covers 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. Before Capital Business, Danielle was the managing editor of Real Estate Forum, a commercial real estate trade magazine. Her writing has appeared in EbonyJet.com, the New York Sun and the New York Amsterdam News. She is the recipient of fellowships from the Donald W. Reynolds Journalism Institute and Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism.
The congressional committee is deposing career staff for information about the Trump administration's role in propping up Dream Center Education Holdings as the for-profit college operator spiraled into insolvency.
A federal judge denied a proposed court settlement between the Trump administration and defrauded borrowers after the administration revealed its widespread denials of requests for student debt cancellation.
Maryland Community College Promise scholarship barely registered with residents in its first year but has nearly 3,000 people on a waitlist in its second. The demand outstrips what the state says it can supply as the public health and fiscal crisis is far from over.
Paul Quinn College will become the first historically Black college to partner with Guild Education, a Denver-based firm that works with companies such as Walmart and Lowe’s to provide education benefits to employees.
Fears are rising of a "Lost Generation" of college students as low-income students, especially Black students, are dropping out of college or not enrolling. Many low-income students say they don’t have good enough Wifi at home to take online courses.