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August 1, 1992 | STEPHANIE GRACE, TIMES STAFF WRITER
As many as 1,200 trade schools and colleges nationwide--including 148 in California--are in danger of losing federal aid or being dropped from student loan programs because too many of their graduates have defaulted on government-backed loans, the Department of Education warned Friday. "These are tough measures, but they are necessary and appropriate steps to reduce the unacceptably high cost of loan defaults," said Carolynn Reid-Wallace, assistant secretary for post-secondary education.
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CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
March 3, 1994 | PATRICK J. McDONNELL
Vowing not to be caught off guard in a quickly moving legislative battle, Los Angeles-area school officials and lawmakers Tuesday denounced congressional proposals that they described as the latest examples of immigrant-bashing--this time aimed at schoolchildren. "This could have a catastrophic impact on the education of children in the state of California," said Leticia Quezada, president of the Los Angeles Board of Education. At issue are two measures sponsored by U.S. Rep.
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NEWS
August 1, 1992 | STEPHANIE GRACE, TIMES STAFF WRITER
As many as 1,200 trade schools and colleges nationwide--including 148 in California--are in danger of losing federal aid or being dropped from student loan programs because too many of their graduates have defaulted on government-backed loans, the Department of Education warned Friday. "These are tough measures, but they are necessary and appropriate steps to reduce the unacceptably high cost of loan defaults," said Carolynn Reid-Wallace, assistant secretary for post-secondary education.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
February 25, 1994 | ERIC LICHTBLAU, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Stepping up his attack on illegal immigration, Rep. Dana Rohrabacher (R-Huntington Beach) proposed Thursday that the federal government cut off certain types of financial aid to undocumented children in the schools.
BUSINESS
February 4, 1993 | KATHY M. KRISTOF
When student aid application season officially began in late January, Kim Chastang didn't waste any time. "I've been bugging my mother to get her tax information to me in a hurry," the USC sophomore said. "I want to get this in way before the deadline." Because she works in USC's financial aid office, Chastang had early access to information that many other students are now discovering: If you don't apply quickly this year, you may not get much money.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
March 3, 1994 | PATRICK J. McDONNELL
Vowing not to be caught off guard in a quickly moving legislative battle, Los Angeles-area school officials and lawmakers Tuesday denounced congressional proposals that they described as the latest examples of immigrant-bashing--this time aimed at schoolchildren. "This could have a catastrophic impact on the education of children in the state of California," said Leticia Quezada, president of the Los Angeles Board of Education. At issue are two measures sponsored by U.S. Rep.
SPORTS
June 22, 1991 | From Staff and Wire Reports
Federal agencies are investigating alleged payments to a fired University of Miami official and the financial aid records of more than 100 athletes, according to published reports. Tony Russell, former assistant academic coordinator in the athletic department, is the primary target of the investigation by the FBI and the U.S. Dept. of Education, according to sources quoted by the Miami Herald and the Ft. Lauderdale (Fla.) Sun-Sentinel.
NEWS
May 12, 1988 | DOUGLAS JEHL, Times Staff Writer
A panel of leading Democrats, presenting a plan for a comprehensive system of voluntary national service, called Wednesday for the elimination of existing federal student aid programs so that young people will enlist in civic job programs or the military to earn money for college.
NEWS
July 19, 1988
President Reagan took time during his vacation at his ranch in the Santa Ynez Mountains to sign legislation tightening provisions of a federal loan program for college students. The legislation sets more stringent review and eligibility rules for the Supplemental Loans for Students program, which enables qualified students to borrow up to $4,000 a year at near-market interest rates.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
February 25, 1994 | ERIC LICHTBLAU, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Stepping up his attack on illegal immigration, Rep. Dana Rohrabacher (R-Huntington Beach) proposed Thursday that the federal government cut off certain types of financial aid to undocumented children in the schools.
BUSINESS
February 4, 1993 | KATHY M. KRISTOF
When student aid application season officially began in late January, Kim Chastang didn't waste any time. "I've been bugging my mother to get her tax information to me in a hurry," the USC sophomore said. "I want to get this in way before the deadline." Because she works in USC's financial aid office, Chastang had early access to information that many other students are now discovering: If you don't apply quickly this year, you may not get much money.
NEWS
August 1, 1992 | STEPHANIE GRACE, TIMES STAFF WRITER
As many as 1,200 trade schools and colleges nationwide--including 148 in California--are in danger of losing federal aid or being dropped from student loan programs because too many of their graduates have defaulted on government-backed loans, the Department of Education warned Friday. "These are tough measures, but they are necessary and appropriate steps to reduce the unacceptably high cost of loan defaults," said Carolynn Reid-Wallace, assistant secretary for post-secondary education.
NEWS
August 1, 1992 | STEPHANIE GRACE, TIMES STAFF WRITER
As many as 1,200 trade schools and colleges nationwide--including 148 in California--are in danger of losing federal aid or being dropped from student loan programs because too many of their graduates have defaulted on government-backed loans, the Department of Education warned Friday. "These are tough measures, but they are necessary and appropriate steps to reduce the unacceptably high cost of loan defaults," said Carolynn Reid-Wallace, assistant secretary for post-secondary education.
SPORTS
June 22, 1991 | From Staff and Wire Reports
Federal agencies are investigating alleged payments to a fired University of Miami official and the financial aid records of more than 100 athletes, according to published reports. Tony Russell, former assistant academic coordinator in the athletic department, is the primary target of the investigation by the FBI and the U.S. Dept. of Education, according to sources quoted by the Miami Herald and the Ft. Lauderdale (Fla.) Sun-Sentinel.
NEWS
July 19, 1988
President Reagan took time during his vacation at his ranch in the Santa Ynez Mountains to sign legislation tightening provisions of a federal loan program for college students. The legislation sets more stringent review and eligibility rules for the Supplemental Loans for Students program, which enables qualified students to borrow up to $4,000 a year at near-market interest rates.
NEWS
May 12, 1988 | DOUGLAS JEHL, Times Staff Writer
A panel of leading Democrats, presenting a plan for a comprehensive system of voluntary national service, called Wednesday for the elimination of existing federal student aid programs so that young people will enlist in civic job programs or the military to earn money for college.
NEWS
September 13, 1985 | Associated Press
The Education Department has dropped a controversial rule requiring colleges to verify that male students receiving federal aid have registered for the draft, officials confirmed Thursday. The rule had been set to go into effect this fall, but Education Secretary William J. Bennett decided that it was not necessary because a spot check found that 98% of all young men were registered with the Selective Service, the department said.
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