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Interest rates on federal student loans could jump from 3.4 percent to 6.8 percent if Congress doesn't act before July.

Politicians Bicker Over Fate of Student Loan Interest Rates

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A war of words over student loan interest rates shows how hard it is to fix government problems even when most politicians agree that keeping…read more

Public Universities Turning Students Away

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Public university systems are straining to meet demand as more students are looking for an affordable education during tough economic times. With states cutting funding…read more

College Costs Rising at Unprecedented Rate

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NewsHour education correspondent John Merrow explores the high cost of higher education and its toll on students in this report. Sixty percent of students at…read more

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