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. 

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

The Democratic lawmakers say DeVos has failed to create a simple and fair process for social workers, police officers and other public servants seeking federal student loan forgiveness through a temporary program.

  • Jun 22, 2018

Trump's proposal to merge the Education and Labor departments into one federal agency is being received by education policy wonks with a collective shrug.

  • Jun 21, 2018

The decision clarifies a previous ruling in May banning the Education Department from using earnings data to grant student loan forgiveness to Corinthian students.

  • Jun 20, 2018

Senate and House Democrats are accusing Education Secretary Betsy DeVos of exacerbating racial disparities in student debt by stalling loan forgiveness to defrauded borrowers, failing to enforce consumer protections and making minimal effort to exam the root causes of the inequity.

  • Jun 18, 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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