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Parent PLUS Loan Requirements Updated

By Lauren Victoria Burke NNPA Columnist Three years ago, the Department of Education tightened the loan standards for Parent PLUS Loans. The change affected more than 30,000 students at Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs) at a collective loss in tuition to the schools of more than $150 million.  Secretary of Education Arne Duncan apologized […]