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. 

Security clearance delays is keeping the federal agency from filling out the ranks of a division that handles defaulted federal student loans.

  • Mar 21, 2019

The administration wants to eliminate programs for after-school activities and teacher training.

  • Mar 11, 2019

The U.S. Education Department cut off federal student loan and grant funds last week after learning Argosy used $13 million owed to students to cover payroll and other expenses.

  • Mar 10, 2019

Students and faculty at the university say the U.S. Education Department needs to step up to end the confusion surrounding the future of the beleaguered institution.

  • Mar 6, 2019

A contractor for the Education Department is accusing the agency of leaving billions of dollars of uncollected student loans on the table by refusing to follow through on a solicitation.

  • Feb 28, 2019

The decision follows weeks of wrangling over missing student aid funds.

  • Feb 27, 2019

A federal judge chastised the U.S. Education Department's handling of the loan forgiveness program, in a ruling that could help applicants who've been denied.

  • Feb 25, 2019

The coalition wants Veterans Affairs Secretary Robert Wilkie to increase oversight of colleges and programs eligible to receive veterans' tuition benefits.

  • Feb 20, 2019

The for-profit college has failed to distribute federal student aid at campuses across the country, including one in Arlington.

  • Feb 18, 2019

They’re often the backbone of the faculty, but their pay lags, resulting in efforts to unionize.

  • Feb 15, 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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