June 22, 2005
This issue brief looks at the growth of federal student loan between 1993 and 2004 utilizing National Postsecondary Student Aid Survey. Results show the extent to which student loan volume has changed by various degree levels.
Federal Student Loan Debt: 1993 to 2004
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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 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.
September 04, 2018
ACE and 20 other higher education associations submitted comments to the Department of Education on the new draft rule for “borrower defense to repayment,” which it has proposed as a substitute for the Obama-era regulation it blocked last year.
September 27, 2017
Over 200 lawmakers and a group of higher education associations, including ACE, are urging Congress to extend the federal Perkins Loan Program, which is scheduled to expire Sept. 30.
May 08, 2017
ACE and 36 other higher education groups sent a letter last week to Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos, expressing concern with recent reports regarding the Department of Education’s Public Service Loan Forgiveness program.