Student Loans

States Regain Regulatory Power Over Predatory Loan Servicers

States Regain Regulatory Power Over Predatory Loan Servicers

The Education Department’s new interpretation of federal law empowers states to protect student loan borrowers.

Regulating Student Loans to Promote Racial Equity

Regulating Student Loans to Promote Racial Equity

Experts examine the need for student loan reform that addresses the debt crisis facing students of color.

Redefining Student Debt

Redefining Student Debt

Experts urge government to treat student loans as grants and collect payments in taxes.

Executive Authority to Forgive Student Loans Is Not So Simple

Executive Authority to Forgive Student Loans Is Not So Simple

The Secretary of Education’s legal authority to grant across-the-board loan forgiveness is unclear.

Fixing Student Loans

Fixing Student Loans

Scholars propose modifying the U.S. student loan system to remedy a debt crisis.

Regulating America’s Colleges and Universities

Regulating America’s Colleges and Universities

This Saturday Seminar explores the ways in which regulators shape the experience of students on- and off-campus.

Righting a Wrong Against Teachers

Righting a Wrong Against Teachers

Thousands of teachers could see loan debt disappear as the Education Department tries to correct a past mistake.

The Trump Administration Targets Student Loan Protections

The Trump Administration Targets Student Loan Protections

The APA is at the center of state efforts to challenge the Trump Administration’s education policy changes.

Removing the Tax Consequences of Student Loan Discharge

Removing the Tax Consequences of Student Loan Discharge

Treasury Department could take action to eliminate taxation of student loan forgiveness.

Better Notification Needed for Student Loan Relief Programs

Better Notification Needed for Student Loan Relief Programs

Eligible borrowers unaware of student loan repayment and forgiveness options.

Making Student Loans More Affordable

Making Student Loans More Affordable

Federal government expected to expand popular student loan repayment plan.

Department of Education Seeks Feedback on Strategic Plan

Department of Education Seeks Feedback on Strategic Plan

Agency issues draft focused on closing achievement gap and leading the world.