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By Collin Binkley, Associated Press
State attorneys general called the agreement a victory for students, saying it will provide debt relief to more than 179,000 borrowers across the country.
The education secretary raised a "red warning flag" at a conference in Atlanta on Tuesday, that the federal government must change the way it gives out student loans.
By Jon Marcus, The Hechinger Report
After years of escalating costs and stagnant earnings, new data show that some colleges have finally grown conclusively, decisively and categorically unaffordable for many Americans.
By Hari Sreenivasan
Maine, land of lobsters and lighthouses, is also the nation’s oldest state. With a median age of 43, roughly a third of its population is in or approaching retirement. To counter its aging workforce, the state is attempting to attract…
By Paul Fain, Inside Higher Ed
The Education Department is recommending restoring a controversial college accrediting agency, giving it a year to resolve remaining concerns.
By Beth Kobliner
As I crisscrossed the country on a recent book tour, parents repeatedly expressed worry about catapulting college costs. No wonder: Average sticker prices are now $19,000 per year for public four-year schools (in-state) and $47,000 per year for private schools.
By Paul Solman
Do student loan defaults pose a systemic threat analogous to the subprime default wave that helped trigger the Crash of ‘08?…
By Maria Danilova, Associated Press
The report comes as Education Secretary Betsy DeVos rewrites rules that had been put in place by the Obama administration to protect students who said they were defrauded by their for-profit colleges.
Simmons College could barely meet its payroll. Now it has tens of millions of dollars in annual surpluses. So what does this financial solution mean for grad students who face escalating debt?…
By Lora Strum
What role do student loans, budgeting and salary play in the millennial generation's struggle to become financially solvent? And just what can be done to decrease this debt? To answer those questions and more, the PBS NewsHour will host a…
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