Danielle Douglas-Gabriel

ReporterWashington, D.C.

The U.S. Department of Education has begun releasing records on controversial higher education accrediting agencies this week, in response to a lawsuit filed by the Century Foundation, a public policy think tank.

  • Feb 22, 2018

Investigators are searching for a suspect and motive

  • Feb 18, 2018

The Trump administration is seeking to slash nearly $4 billion in annual funding for student aid programs, but the two-year budget deal signed into law last week complicates the proposal.

  • Feb 13, 2018

DeVos is once again seeking to eliminate programs in favor of funding school choice.

  • Feb 13, 2018

President Trump wants to cut all federal funding to a tuition aid initiative that helps D.C. residents attend college, putting the future of the popular D.C. Tuition Assistance Grant in jeopardy.

  • Feb 12, 2018

The Century Foundation filed a lawsuit against the U.S. Department of Education for the release of records on controversial higher education accrediting agencies that are up for review this spring.

  • Feb 8, 2018

Tucked into the two-year congressional budget deal are provisions that would greatly benefit two colleges in Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) home state of Kentucky.

  • Feb 8, 2018

Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan (R) on Wednesday offered the state's historically black colleges and universities up to $100 million to resolve a 12-year-old lawsuit over inequality in public higher education.

  • Feb 7, 2018

College students would lose $15 billion in federal student aid over the next decade if House Republicans are successful in turning their higher education bill into law.

  • Feb 7, 2018

Before you settle into your new home, take stock and do a little planning to prevent headaches down the road.

  • Feb 6, 2018
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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.
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