Until FY 2010, Congress appropriated funds to reimburse colleges and universities for cancelling Perkins loans for certain students. However, these payments have now stopped.
March 11, 2019
President Trump today delivered his first budget request under a divided government, and the proposed cuts to higher education and other domestic programs are expected to face strong resistance in Congress.
November 28, 2018
The Department of Education has announced a delay in the recall of Perkins Loan funds from colleges and universities while it explores the need to reimburse institutions for their share of canceled loans for some borrowers.
October 3, 2018
The Department of Education will miss a key deadline this fall to release final regulations to replace the borrower defense and gainful employment rules implemented by the Obama administration.
October 10, 2018
Some students who received a Perkins loan can have their debt cancelled, but for the past eight years, the burden of covering the cost has fallen solely to colleges and universities with no assistance from the Department of Education.
August 30, 2018
ACE, along with 20 other higher education associations, submitted a community comment letter on the Department of Education’s proposed Borrower Defense rule.
September 26, 2018
ACE President Ted Mitchell said that in the long term, very few steps are as likely to boost America’s economic growth and social progress more than investing in human capital and cutting-edge research.
September 17, 2018
Congress has reached an agreement on an appropriations package for FY 2019 that includes a $100 increase in the maximum Pell Grant award and a $2 billion boost in funding for the National Institutes of Health, among other priorities for higher education.
March 14, 2016
This new monograph by Robert B. Archibald and David H. Feldman finds little evidence that increases in federal financial aid drive up college tuition, and that institutions rarely rely on federal aid as a rationale to give out less of their own institutional aid.
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