Latest from Danielle Douglas-Gabriel
A snapshot of fall enrollment shows fewer students are pursuing undergraduate degrees this semester as the coronavirus continues to sow fears of infection and devastate the economy.
  • Sep 24, 2020
Paul Quinn College will become the first historically Black college to partner with Guild Education, a Denver-based firm that works with companies such as Walmart and Lowe’s to provide education benefits to employees.
  • Sep 23, 2020
Some plans to teach in person failed after the coronavirus surged. Others are persisting.
  • Sep 20, 2020
Fears are rising of a "Lost Generation" of college students as low-income students, especially Black students, are dropping out of college or not enrolling. Many low-income students say they don’t have good enough Wifi at home to take online courses.
  • Sep 16, 2020
The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau and 48 state attorneys general secured a settlement with affiliates of Deutsche Bank to forgo collection of private student loans amassed by former ITT Tech students before the for-profit chain folded in 2016.
  • Sep 15, 2020
The Education Department has rejected 94 percent of the debt relief claims it has processed since April from students who say they were defrauded by their colleges, putting a proposed settlement with the group in jeopardy.
  • Sep 9, 2020
Being students and instructors breeds new anxieties for college teaching and research assistants in the midst of the health crisis.
  • Sep 3, 2020
The agency is effectively extending the student loan payment moratorium put forth by Congress, ending confusion created by the president’s recent order to halt collection of payments through the end of the year.
  • Aug 21, 2020
A group of consumer advocates is calling on federal regulators to step up oversight of PayPal as the popular payment platform expands its reach into education financing at for-profit colleges.
  • Aug 21, 2020
With the fall semester beginning soon, support staff at colleges and universities worry about inconsistent safety protocols and maskless students jeopardizing their health.
  • Aug 4, 2020