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. 

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

In a memo, the department said the “cowardly action is intolerable and unacceptable.”

  • Aug 24, 2019

While Robert Armour was on a leave of absence from Argosy University undergoing cancer treatments, the school abruptly closed, entitling him to have his student loans canceled. Yet the Education Department is denying his request for debt forgiveness. Now he's taking legal action.

  • Aug 23, 2019

Nearly a year after President Trump signed the cancer deferment statute into law the Education Department has just released the request form.

  • Aug 22, 2019

The move will lift the burden of education debt for tens of thousands of severely disabled veterans, streamlining a process that started under the Obama administration.

  • Aug 21, 2019

The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau is placing greater emphasis on monitoring private student loans, at a time when complaints about federal education lending continue to grow.

  • Aug 16, 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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