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. 

Teachers, advocacy groups and lawmakers have pressed the department to fix what they say are glaring problems in the Teacher Education Assistance for College and Higher Education Grant program, widely known as TEACH.

  • Dec 10, 2018

Education Corp. of America, owner of a national chain of for-profit schools including Virginia College and Brightwood College, is ending operations in the face of dwindling enrollment and regulatory pressures.

  • Dec 6, 2018

As creditors of ITT Educational Services continue to fight over the remaining assets of the defunct for-profit college operator, one group has secured a significant victory in the bankruptcy proceedings: former students.

  • Nov 28, 2018

Education Secretary Betsy DeVos on Tuesday warned that the federal student aid program is a “looming crisis in higher education” in a speech that some education experts say lacked an understanding of the problem.

  • Nov 27, 2018

Rules published Wednesday require students to prove schools knowingly deceived them if they want their federal loans canceled.

  • Jul 25, 2018

The College Promise program was pushed by Democrats in the legislature earlier this year.

  • Jul 16, 2018

Former ITT chief executive Kevin Modany and former chief financial officer Daniel Fitzpatrick have settled fraud cases with the Securities and Exchange Commission, avoiding a trial.

  • Jul 9, 2018

The firm is fending off similar suits from three other states and a federal agency.

  • Jun 29, 2018

Congressional Democrats are combating a Supreme Court decision that restricts public sector unions' ability to collect fees, with legislation to make it easier for union members in states with weak labor laws to fund their organizations.

  • Jun 28, 2018

The case could upend the role public-sector unions play in elections and in the workplace.

  • Jun 27, 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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