Statement from Secretary Cardona on Speaker McCarthy’s Debt Ceiling Proposal
Author: US Department of Education | Posted on: April 19, 2023
Today, U.S. Secretary of Education Miguel Cardona issued the following statement after Speaker Kevin McCarthy released a proposal that would cancel the Biden-Harris Administration’s targeted,...
Secretary Cardona Statement Following Supreme Court Oral Arguments
Author: US Department of Education | Posted on: February 28, 2023
Today, U.S. Secretary of Education Miguel Cardona issued the following statement after the conclusion of oral arguments before the Supreme Court on the Department’s one-time student debt...
Tips To Save When Paying Your Way Through School
Author: Melissa Howard | Posted on: February 11, 2023
College doesn’t come cheap, and degree-based debt is up more than 300% since 20041. If you’d rather not be the “average” student and still owe more than $32,000 upon...
Department Awards Grants to Improve Opportunities and Outcomes for Nation's Postsecondary Students
Author: US Department of Education | Posted on: January 20, 2023
U.S. Secretary of Education Miguel Cardona today announced 38 awards totaling more than $30 million to colleges and universities from five competitive grant programs of the Fund for the Improvement...
Biden-Harris Administration Continues Fight for Student Debt Relief for Millions of Borrowers, Extends Student Loan Repayment Pause
Author: US Department of Education | Posted on: November 22, 2022
Today, the U.S. Department of Education announced an extension of the pause on student loan repayment, interest, and collections. The extension will alleviate uncertainty for borrowers as the...
32 Americans Chosen as Rhodes Scholars
Author: The Rhodes Trust | Posted on: November 12, 2022
WASHINGTON, DC – Elliot F. Gerson, American Secretary of the Rhodes Trust, today announced the names of the 32 Americans chosen as Rhodes Scholars. “For the third year, a class of...
Education Department Releases Final Regulations to Expand and Improve Targeted Debt Relief Programs
Author: US Department of Education | Posted on: October 31, 2022
Rules improve borrower defense, ensure borrowers get their day in court, and limit student loan interest capitalization Today, the U.S. Department of Education (Department) released final...
Medical Matters: Advocating for Your Own Health
Author: Julia Merrill | Posted on: October 29, 2022
When it comes to staying healthy, it’s important to brush up on the rules of healthcare. If you can get on top of your insurance, medical records and cultivate a few lifestyle improvements,...
U.S. Department of Education Announces $51.7 Million in 189 McNair Grants to Improve Disadvantaged Students’ Preparation for Doctoral Study
Author: US Department of Education | Posted on: August 21, 2022
Grants awarded to universities and colleges in 45 states and Puerto RicoU.S. Secretary of Education Miguel Cardona today announced $51.7 million in 189 new grant awards to institutions of higher...
Education Department Releases Proposed Regulations to Protect Veterans and Service Members, Increase College Oversight, and Increase College Access for Incarcerated Individuals
Author: US Department of Education | Posted on: July 26, 2022
Today, the U.S. Department of Education (Department) released proposed regulations that would implement critical changes in the American Rescue Plan Act of 2021 that better protect veterans and...