Arne Duncan

Deirdre Fulton, staff writer
Can the U.S. Department of Education be trusted to protect the millions of Americans with federal student loans? U.S. Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.), who has tussled with the federal agency before, isn't so sure. She said as much in a letter (pdf) sent Thursday to acting Education Secretary John King Jr., in which she describes an independent...
Jon Queally, staff writer
Secretary of Education Arne Duncan said on Monday that "You’d have to be made of stone not to feel for these students," but critics of the new plan say the DOE's new plan simply adds unnecessary bureaucratic barriers to a policy of loan forgiveness that could be much easier. (Photo: Jacquelyn Martin/Associated Press)
Despite a new announcement by the U.S. Department of Education that it will...
Deirdre Fulton, staff writer
A group of student debt strikers will boycott a meeting scheduled for Monday...