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Posted byon June 23, 2012 at 11:48 AM EDT
This milestone is an opportunity to reflect on four decades of progress toward fulfilling the fundamental promise of bringing higher education within reach of every American and rededicate ourselves to making college affordable for all
Posted byon June 23, 2012 at 5:30 AM EDT
President Obama discusses the urgent need for Congress to act now on two common sense measures to help middle class families: preventing interest rates on federal student loans from going up and putting hundreds of thousands of construction workers back on the job.
Posted byon June 22, 2012 at 4:49 PM EDT
A quick glimpse at this week on WhiteHouse.gov.
Posted byon June 21, 2012 at 4:29 PM EDT
Time is running out for Congress to take actions to stop the rates on federal student loans from doubling on July 1.
Posted byon June 21, 2012 at 10:03 AM EDT
Watch President Obama talk about student loans and college affordability, then get your questions answered.
Posted byon June 19, 2012 at 2:47 PM EDT
Secretary of Education Arne Duncan joins administration officials for an online summit focused on the Obama Administration’s policies including early learning, K-12, STEM, and college affordability
Posted byon June 11, 2012 at 2:20 PM EDT
Last week, President Obama issued a Presidential Memorandum that will streamline the application process for “Income Based Repayment” (IBR), a way for borrowers to cap their monthly student loan payments at 15% of income. The President has also taken action to lower this cap to just 10% by the end of 2012, likely reducing monthly student loan payments for over 1.6 million responsible student borrowers.
Posted byon June 7, 2012 at 7:30 PM EDT
It was 2004 before President Obama he paid off the last of his student loans. That's not the future he wants for today's students. Learn more.
Posted byon June 7, 2012 at 12:50 PM EDT
The Treasury Department and the IRS are answering President Obama’s call to help make college more affordable by improving the application process for responsible borrowers
Posted byon June 7, 2012 at 11:54 AM EDT
After the President's speech at UNLV, Roberto Rodriguez, Special Assistant to the President for Education Policy, will answer your questions on Twitter.