More colleges are canceling the student debt they own, which is different from the federal student debt that can last for decades.
South Carolina State University becomes the latest Historically Black College or University (HBCU) to remove student debt as a barrier to education.
Biden campaigned on cancelling $10,000 in student debt and reforming student-loan programs, among other things. Here's where those promises stand.
TikTok users have praised Jabari Richardson has a good Samaritan and said the unexpected act of kindness gave them goose bumps.
A total of $375,000 was forgiven thanks to help from the United Negro College Fund and other nonprofits.
The Student Freedom Initiative announced a $50 million investment from Cisco to help students attending HBCUs get student loan debt relief.
Education Sec. Cardona reversed a controversial Trump-era rule barring undocumented and international students, including Dreamers, from stimulus aid.
A Morning Consult/Politico poll found 58% of voters support Biden's new plan, and over 3 in 5 support childcare subsidies, along with universal pre-K.
Joe Biden credited Jill Biden for increased Pell Grants to HBCUs in his American Families Plan, citing her years as a community college professor.
President Joe Biden's American Families Plan proposes $200 billion for universal pre-K and $109 billion for two years of free community college.
Biden campaigned on canceling $10,000 in student debt per person and all loans for those who went to public colleges or HBCUs. Neither has happened.
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Nicole Tinson is a social entrepreneur and founder of HBCU 20×20, an organisation that matches Historically Black Colleges and Universities students and graduates with major companies. Tinson says she recently dropped Google as a HBCU 20×20 partner after a Twitter thread alleging racism and discrimination by a former Google recruiter […]
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