Michael Stratford

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Education Department negotiates Navient’s exit from federal student loan program

Federal Student Aid officials are “reviewing documents and other information from Navient and Maximus to ensure that the proposal meets all...

GOP bans on school masks draw federal civil rights challenges

.cms-textAlign-left{text-align:left;}.cms-textAlign-center{text-align:center;}.cms-textAlign-right{text-align:right;}.cms-magazineStyles-smallCaps{font-variant:small-caps;}Disability rights advocates are taking on Republican governors who block school mask requirements, launching a slew of federal civil rights lawsuits that could...

Warren drops opposition to Biden’s higher education nominee

Sen. Elizabeth Warren speaks during a hearing. | AP Photo/Jose Luis Magana .cms-textAlign-left{text-align:left;}.cms-textAlign-center{text-align:center;}.cms-textAlign-right{text-align:right;}.cms-magazineStyles-smallCaps{font-variant:small-caps;}President Joe Biden’s pick for the No. 3...

Education Department blows deadline to overhaul college aid form

“To deliver on these new opportunities, FSA first needs to update the technology system that the FAFSA form is built on,”...

Cordray scraps Trump-era policy hindering state investigations of student loan companies

Richard Cordray speaks during a campaign rally, Monday, Nov. 5, 2018, in Columbus, Ohio. | AP Photo/John Minchillo .cms-textAlign-left{text-align:left;}.cms-textAlign-center{text-align:center;}.cms-textAlign-right{text-align:right;}.cms-magazineStyles-smallCaps{font-variant:small-caps;}The Biden...

Federal student aid chief appointed by DeVos resigns

Betsy DeVos listens as Mark Brown speaks during a hearing before House Education and Labor Committee. | Alex Wong/Getty Images The...

Schumer, White House at odds over how to cancel student loan debt

Sen. Chuck Schumer is ramping up efforts to convince the White House to move more quickly and cancel $50,000 of student loan...

Biden faces pressure to oust federal student loan chief appointed by DeVos

Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.), as well as consumer and labor groups, are urging the Biden administration to move far more quickly to...

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