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. 

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

Senate Education Committee chairman wants to extend funding through a broader package on higher education.

  • Sep 19, 2019

Student advocates say the document shows the company intentionally steered borrowers into high-cost repayment options, but Navient says it shows exactly the opposite.

  • Sep 19, 2019

With the House voting Tuesday to extend $255 million to minority-serving institutions, all eyes are on the Senate to take action before the funding expires at the end of the month.

  • Sep 17, 2019

Members of Maryland’s General Assembly are urging Gov. Larry Hogan (R) to consider a $577 million settlement offer in a 13-year-old lawsuit over inequitable funding of the state’s historically black colleges and universities.

  • Sep 12, 2019

The government watchdog says the program created by Congress to help teachers, police officers and other public employees is falling short.

  • Sep 5, 2019

The Education Department has issued regulations meant to protect students from colleges that close or defraud them, but advocacy groups say the rules set higher hurdles.

  • Sep 3, 2019

Some 13,000 students were projected to benefit. Fewer than 1,300 got scholarships.

  • Sep 1, 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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