The complexity of what "free college" really means is leading to confusion about whether students qualify. In fact, the people who would benefit the most, such as those who attend part-time or older students, are often excluded.
By Mikhail Zinshteyn, The Hechinger Report
ATLANTA — A business major at Clark Atlanta University, Delaina Mims said she spends at least eight hours a day at the Robert W. Woodruff Library. “It’s a good space and it’s better than being by yourself,” said Mims, who…
By Timothy Pratt, The Hechinger Report
There’s not much Elizabeth Warren and Chris Christie agree on. But last week they struck a similar chord in speeches that knocked increasingly common and luxurious college amenities like climbing walls and lazy rivers. Such features, Warren said in a…
By Kellie Woodhouse, Inside Higher Ed
Families that need private scholarships the most are less likely to get them than higher-income ones.
By Jon Marcus, The Hechinger Report
By Joseph Fruscione
Students and faculty, former adjunct professor Joe Fruscione says, need parents on their side, which means they need to start asking the tough questions about who's teaching their kids and how much they're getting paid.
By Simone Pathe
The latest rankings of four-year colleges and universities come from Money Magazine, but the top schools in this list may catch some college-ranking connoisseurs by surprise.
By Simone Pathe
The return on investment of a college degree varies by the type and cost of institution, with tech and engineering schools generally landing near the top of the list. See how much return a degree from your Alma mater will…
Student Loan Rates Double; What Are Long-Term Solutions for High College Debt?…
In the second installment in a series of conversations about the struggling economy, Ray Suarez speaks with author Nan Mooney about what she found to be troubling America's middle class. She interviewed more than 100 people for latest book, "(Not)…
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