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WATCH: HuffPost College And WhiteHouse.Gov: Open For Student Questions

Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | College

You asked -- and we got the answers. This morning, HuffPost College met with Secretary of Education Arne Duncan and Director of Domestic Policy Mel...

Jill Biden: 'This Is The Moment For Community Colleges'

Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | College

In an op-ed today in the Chronicle of Higher Education, Jill Biden announces that she will be leading a national summit on community colleges this fal...

PHOTOS: 9 Key Points Of The Student Aid Bill

Huffington Post | Lindsay Dittman | Posted 05.25.2011 | College

The Student Aid and Fiscal Responsibility Act, signed into law yesterday, will bring major reforms to America's higher education system. The law plans...

Obama Cites Savings In Student Loans Measure

AP | PHILIP ELLIOTT | Posted 05.25.2011 | College

WASHINGTON — Big changes in the student loan program will help make college more affordable for students and their debt load more manageable aft...

Student Loan Bill Hits Snag, Gets Sent Back To House (UPDATED)

The Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | College

UPDATE: The bill passed the Senate, 56-43, and the House, 220-207. The Student Aid and Fiscal Responsibility Act is headed back to the House of Repre...

Sallie Mae Plant Faces IMMEDIATE Layoffs

The News Herald | SCARLET SIMS / News Herald Writer | Posted 05.25.2011 | College

Unless the U.S. Senate acts, the Sallie Mae facility in Lynn Haven [Florida] likely will start "immediate" layoffs due to health care legislation that...

House Boosts College Aid For Students In Need

AP | JIM KUHNHENN | Posted 05.25.2011 | College

WASHINGTON — Riding the coattails of a historic health care vote, the House on Sunday also passed a broad reorganization of college aid that aff...

Increase In Applicants For Pell Grants Puts Pressure On Student Aid Bill

newsweek.com | Posted 05.25.2011 | College

It's never seemed like much of a debate. Should the government spend $61 billion over the next 10 years to continue to subsidize the private lenders w...

How The Student Aid Bill Shrank

Inside Higher Ed | Posted 05.25.2011 | College

As Congressional Democrats and the White House begin a last-ditch push to pass legislation to overhaul health care this week, it remains far from cert...