President Joseph R. Biden Jr.

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For Biden’s Loan-Forgiveness Plan, a Flurry of Lawsuits, a Rollback, and a New Sticker Price

A lot has happened since President Biden in August announced his plan to cancel up to $20,000 in student-loan debt…

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After Months of Speculation, Biden Announces Plan to Cancel Debt for Millions of Borrowers

President Biden on Wednesday announced the outlines of a plan to forgive federal student-loan debt for people who earn less…

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College Rankings Are ‘a Joke,’ Education Secretary Says

Education Secretary Miguel A. Cardona called college rankings “a joke,” and took aim at selective colleges’ obsession with them, as…

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The Proposed Title IX Change That Worries Some Experts

In its proposed rules for enforcing Title IX, issued last month, the U.S. Department of Education promised that it would…

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Under Proposal, More Nontenured Faculty Members Would Qualify for Loan Forgiveness. Here’s How.

More contingent faculty members would qualify to have their federal student loans forgiven under changes the Biden administration has proposed…

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How Would Student-Loan Forgiveness Really Work?

Nearly 18 months into the term of President Biden, his administration continues to grapple with whether and how to provide…

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Colleges Should Spend Covid-Relief Funds on Mental-Health Support, Education Department Says

On Thursday, the U.S. Department of Education urged colleges to use remaining grants from the Higher Education Emergency Relief Fund…

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Biden Wants to Double the Maximum Pell Grant. What Difference Would That Make?

A $13,000 Pell Grant would just about fully cover today’s average annual cost of attendance for community-college students. Students at…

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Biden Was Silent on Student-Loan Debt Relief in This Week’s Speech to the Nation. It’s Not the First Time.

When President Biden took office, just over a year ago, many advocates of student-loan debt relief hoped their moment had…

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Is Biden Scaling Back His Higher-Ed Agenda?

President Biden is set to repeat some of his longstanding higher-education priorities in his State of the Union address on…

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