*Trump has proposed a student loan policy that has been described as similar to what the Obama administration already put in place. This plan states that repayment would be capped at 12.5% of students' income, and that debt would be eliminated completely after 15 years. [http://www.cnn.com/2016/10/13/politics/donald-trump-student-debt-proposals/] The plan was criticized by the GOP for being "left of Obama." [https://www.nytimes.com/2016/11/06/education/edlife/presidential-candidates-on-student-debt-in-college.html]. Mark Huelsman, a senior policy analyst at the liberal think tank Demos, said of Trump’s student loan plan, "Trump is essentially trying to deal with the effects of the student loan problem by proposing a new policy somewhat similar to what we have already. But his diagnosis of the root causes are misaligned and incorrect.” [https://www.nytimes.com/2016/11/06/education/edlife/presidential-candidates-on-student-debt-in-college.html]
*Trump’s student loan plan was further criticized due to the effects it would likely have on Title IX regulations and the Education Department of Civil Rights. [https://www.nytimes.com/2016/11/21/us/where-trump-stands-on-school-choice-student-debt-and-common-core.html?_r=0] '''Both universities and the Office of Civil Rights would face cutbacks for Title IX'''
, an education amendment adopted in 1972 that states, "no person in the United States shall, on the basis of sex, be excluded from participation in, be denied the benefits of, or be subjected to discrimination under any education program or activity receiving Federal financial assistance ," and is enforced by the Office of Civil Rights.[http://www.ncaa.org/about/resources/inclusion/title-ix-frequently-asked-questions] This partnership allowed the White House to increase the efforts of the OCR as well as to focus on campus sexual assault and bring perpetrators to justice.[https://www.insidehighered.com/news/2016/11/10/trump-and-gop-likely-try-scale-back-title-ix-enforcement-sexual-assault]