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Posted byon May 30, 2013 at 11:22 AM EDT
Interest rates on many new federal student loans are set to double on July 1 – meaning college gets more expensive and more out of reach for millions of students and middle class families.
Posted byon February 13, 2013 at 5:30 PM EDT
Arne Duncan, Secretary of Education, answers questions from the public about President Obama's State of the Union Address in an “Open for Questions” session moderated by Babble.
Posted byon February 13, 2013 at 12:00 PM EDT
Find the college that is the best fit for you and your family through the College Scorecard. Search a college and find easy-to-read information ranging from degree choice to affordability.
Posted byon December 27, 2012 at 1:54 PM EDT
As 2012 comes to a close, we’re looking back at some of the year’s policy milestones, including legislation President Obama signed this summer that stopped student loan interest rates from doubling for more than 7 million students.
Posted byon September 26, 2012 at 11:57 AM EDT
See photos from the Department of Education's coast-to-coast back to school bus tour.
Posted byon July 24, 2012 at 1:55 PM EDT
The Obama Administration today released a new tool that will make it easier for families to understand the costs and benefits of higher education up-front, so that they can more easily choose a college that is both high-quality and affordable
Posted byon July 12, 2012 at 1:11 PM EDT
The Obama Administration recently launched the Education Data Initiative to help students and their families benefit from innovation enabled by open data from the US government and other sources.
Posted byon July 7, 2012 at 5:30 AM EDT
President Obama discusses legislation he signed on Friday that does two important things: It keeps thousands of construction workers on the job rebuilding our crumbling infrastructure, and it stops interest rates on federal loans from doubling this year for more than seven million students.
Posted byon July 6, 2012 at 6:29 PM EDT
The bill will keep thousands of construction workers on the job and prevent 7.4 million students from paying higher interest rates on their student loans.
Posted byon July 6, 2012 at 12:59 PM EDT
Here's why it's so important for everday Americans to speak out and make their voices reasonate in Washington.