Danielle Douglas-Gabriel

Washington, D.C.

 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 1,200-page bill is full of reforms and restorations of higher education regulations, but experts say these changes could have meaningful impacts.

  • Oct 16, 2019

Ideological differences have made an overhaul of the Higher Education Act fraught.

  • Oct 15, 2019

A judge said she was "deeply disturbed" by the agency pursuing education loan payments from 16,000 Corinthian Colleges students after she placed all collections on hold.

  • Oct 9, 2019

Attorneys for former students of the defunct for-profit chain are asking a federal court to hold the education secretary in contempt for illegally pursuing student debts in violation of a standing court order.

  • Oct 4, 2019

New York Attorney General Letitia James is accusing Pennsylvania Higher Education Assistance Agency of haphazardly handling a federal program that encourages college graduates to enter fields serving the public good with the promise of having their loans forgiven.

  • Oct 3, 2019

The latest offer is double the amount the state proposed last year, but less than half of what alumni of the four public universities are seeking.

  • Sep 26, 2019

The so-called cohort default rate captures whether students are severely behind on their loans, but not whether they are struggling to make payments.

  • Sep 25, 2019

Graduate students had long feared that a Republican-controlled board would strike down an earlier ruling affirming their right to collective bargaining.

  • Sep 20, 2019

Research shows black students shoulder a disproportionate burden of student debt in the U.S.

  • Sep 20, 2019

The billionaire will now also repay the education loans amassed by the parents of 2019 graduates.

  • Sep 20, 2019
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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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