U.S. Department Of Education Blog

MinnPost’s education reporting is made potential by a grant from the Bush Foundation. On December 10, 2015, President Obama signed the Every Pupil Succeeds Act, reauthorizing the Elementary and Secondary Education Act of 1965 (ESEA), our national education law and longstanding commitment to equal opportunity for all college students.

FFEL debtors take pleasure in the same entitlement to administrative forbearance that Direct Mortgage recipients receive underneath the Department’s BDTR structure, and the Division has indicated that it’ll designate this program for early implementation as of November 1, 2016.

This new option complements extra compensation plans the Division presents to help borrowers manage their debt, together with Revenue-Primarily based Compensation, which caps month-to-month mortgage funds at 15 % of a borrower’s discretionary earnings.

This international position has grown over time with the heightened relevance of world developments for U.S. residents in an more and more interdependent world, and the growing consciousness of the part performed by education in fostering economic, social, and personal growth, and in sustaining democracy.

This aligns with Trump’s main education proposal, which would earmark $20 billion in federal cash to promote a market-pushed model of college choice that will assist families who’re dissatisfied with district public schools move to private, spiritual or charter schools.