Are Obama’s Higher Education Reforms in Doubt?

The Washington Post has an article on the implications of a Trump Administration for higher education reforms. According to experts with whom the Post spoke, "some of the most significant policy changes in a Trump administration would be the repeal of regulations targeting for-profit colleges." But the article also indicates that "[t]here are conflicting messages coming out of the Trump camp" with respect to student loans:

Although his advisers have said he will dial back federal lending, Trump himself has called for the government to pour more money in the federal-loan program on the back end. A month out from the election, Trump proposed enrolling all borrowers in a plan that would cap their monthly student-loan payments to 12.5 percent of their income and forgive all remaining debt after 15 years.

The full article is here.

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