Trump Administration Considers Moving Student Loans from Education Department to Treasury

Trump Administration Considers Moving Student Loans from Education Department to Treasury

The Trump administration is considering moving responsibility for overseeing more than $1 trillion in student debt from the Education Department to the Treasury Department, a switch that would radically change the system that helps 43 million students finance higher education. The potential change surfaced in a scathing resignation memo sent late Tuesday night by James Runcie, the head of the Education Department’s federal student aid program. Mr. Runcie, an Obama-era holdover, was appointed in 2011 and reappointed in 2015. He cut short his term, which was slated to run until…

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Distance learning helps to keep Brazil moving forward

Distance learning helps to keep Brazil moving forward

Brazilian rugby is enjoying a new era, and one that extends beyond the boundaries of South America. Until November Brazil had never toured outside of the region but they are now heading off on their travels again, less than four months after their three-week tour of Europe which produced back-to-losses to Germany and a narrow defeat to Portugal, for their second-round encounter against USA in the Americas Rugby Championship. Having seen off Chile on home soil in Sao Paulo, Brazil take on the Eagles in Houston, Texas, on Saturday 11…

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