We’ve written before about how Presidential administration policies have harmed students at historically black colleges and universities (HBCUs). This fall, more stringent Parent PLUS loan requirements resulted in thousands of students at HBCUs dropping out because they could not afford their tuition without these loans. Today we write about the outcry at one HBCU in […]

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Beginning in Fall 2011, the criteria for parent PLUS loans unexpectedly tightened, resulting in tens of thousands of students losing much-needed funding and subsequently being forced to drop out of college. The schools most affected by these changes have been historically black colleges and universities (HBCUs) who have seen potentially catastrophic drops in enrollment as […]

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President Obama promised in his most recent State of the Union address to keep college affordable for all Americans who wanted to pursue higher education. But quiet changes by the Department of Education on how PLUS loans are screened has many minority students strapped for funds and being forced to drop out of school in […]

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