Unlike after previous recessions, public higher-education spending is stubbornly down. And in some states, a bigger and bigger share of what they do spend on public universities and colleges is going to such things as employee pensions, not instruction.
By Matt Krupnick, The Hechinger Report
After a college closes, thousands of students may be give up just when the country needs more people with degrees.
By Timothy Pratt, The Hechinger Report
A lack of basic financial knowledge and advice is aggravating student debt and defaults. Student financial ambassadors are looking to help.
By Ellen Wexler, Inside Higher Ed
Colleges should track the well-being of students, including how specific groups are faring, according to the Association of American Colleges and Universities.
By PBS NewsHour
By Jeni O'Malley, Associated Press
INDIANAPOLIS — President Barack Obama's proposal to make two years of college free will get a key test Friday as he travels to Indiana, a red state where making college more affordable and increasing graduation rates are squarely in the…
By Kyla Calvert Mason
By 2020, President Barack Obama wants the United States to regain its position as the country with the most educated residents. But in the last 20 years, nearly one in every 10 Americans started a college career that they never…
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