The latest news on student loans
Some of the plans include boosting grant aid and providing bankruptcy relief for student loans.
The class of 2012 graduated with more than $44,800 in student loan debt, on average, at these schools.
On average, students at these schools graduated owing less than $12,000.
Average student loan debt is approaching $30,000, but may be much higher in some regions.
The federal agency now has the authority to oversee companies with more than 1 million accounts.
A U.S. News analysis sees how well colleges are serving students with subsidized Stafford loans.
Three experts discuss what not to do when repaying student loans.
Up-to-date contact information can help smooth the transition between loan servicers.
Borrowers cannot receive Direct Plus Loans within five years of a completed bankruptcy filing.
Student debt is not unique to the United States, but financial aid systems vary around the world.