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Biden Admin Announces Final Student Loan Pause Extension Through Dec. 31 and Targeted Debt Cancellation to Smooth Transition to Repayment

August 24, 2022 – Today, the U.S. Department of Education (Department) announced a final extension of the pause on student loan repayment, interest, and collections through December 31, 2022. Borrowers should plan to resume payments in January 2023. While the economy continues to improve, COVID cases remain at an elevated level, and the President has […]

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Education Department approves $5.8 billion group discharge to cancel all remaining loans for 560,000 borrowers who attended Corinthian Colleges

Today, the U.S. Department of Education (Department) announced it will discharge all remaining federal student loans borrowed to attend any campus owned or operated by Corinthian Colleges Inc. (Corinthian) from its founding in 1995 through its closure in April 2015. This will result in 560,000 borrowers receiving $5.8 billion in full loan discharges. This includes […]

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Biden-Harris Administration Extends Student Loan Pause Through May 1, 2022

Today, the U.S. Department of Education announced a 90-day extension of the pause on student loan repayment, interest, and collections through May 1, 2022. The extension will allow the Administration to assess the impacts of the Omicron variant on student borrowers and provide additional time for borrowers to plan for the resumption of payments and […]

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Ed. Sec. King Sends Letter to States Calling for End to Corporal Punishment in Schools

Nov. 22, 2016 – U.S. Education Secretary John B. King Jr. sent a letter today urging state leaders to end the use of corporal punishment in schools, a practice repeatedly linked to harmful short-term and long-term outcomes for students. “Our schools are bound by a sacred trust to safeguard the well-being, safety, and extraordinary potential […]

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