The best place to look for information on federal student loans and repayment plans is the US Department of Education's website: http://www.ed.gov
Other URLs for student loan information from the Dept. of Education include
Each of these pages have a section on loan repayment.
Federal laws, such as the Higher Education Act of 1965, are published in the United States Code. Regulations are created by federal agencies to outline how laws are to be carried out.
The Federal Digital System -- FDsys.gov -- from the Government Publishing Office, is the best way to find the text of laws and regulations. The following collections can be searched for specific laws and regulations:
Other sites that you may find useful:
Never refer to information on a website discovered through a search engine (e.g., Google) UNLESS you've evaluated it! Use the following criteria to determine its reliability:
Currency - Is there a date on the page? Do the links work?
Relevance - Is the content of the page relevant to your topic?
Authority - Who is the author? Who is the page sponsor?
Accuracy - Are there references on the page? Can you verify the information elsewhere?
Purpose - Is the page informational, or selling something? Is there biased language?