WASHINGTON -- The House this week signaled its displeasure with the rush by some education lawmakers to enact a system under which student loans would be made by colleges and student loan bonds would no longer be needed, lobbyists say.

Until now, lawmakers have had no chance to cast a separate vote on the proposal for so-called direct lending because it is buried in the huge budget and tax package. That package has passed both houses, which are expected to begin reconciling their differences on the measure later this month.

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