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By Kristen Doerer
With lower incomes and higher debts, more millennials are saving money by moving back home to Mom and Dad’s.
By PBS NewsHour
In our news wrap Tuesday, the University of Oklahoma expelled two students for leading a racist chant at a fraternity event. The president of the school has said others may face discipline as well. Also, President Obama laid out a…
Student loan balances climbed to $1.2 trillion at the end of 2014, and delinquencies are rising even as they fall for most other types of debt. In fact, students with the smallest balances are most likely to default. Judy Woodruff…
By Kyla Calvert Mason
As expected, President Obama outlined his proposal to offer two years of free community college tuition for students, first detailed two weeks ago in Tennessee. Or as he put it in the speech, "to lower the cost of community college…
Millions of Americans live with student debt for years, even decades after they graduate from college. Now, two of the nation's largest private student lenders have introduced options to allow borrowers to modify the terms on their loans. NewsHour's Hari…
By Kimberly Hefling, Associated Press
WASHINGTON -- Rosemary Anderson could be 81 by the time she pays off her student loans. After struggling with divorce, health problems and an underwater home mortgage, the 57-year-old anticipates there could come a day when her Social Security benefits…
By Nora Daly
Even with a degree, many college graduates struggle to find work in the current economic climate. As tuition continues to rise, student debt appears to be a growing problem. All this raises the question- is a college degree worth the…
Join us, along with an assortment of experts, to discuss several issues currently being debated both in and outside of the education system.
Through the recession, college tuition skyrocketed at public universities to make up for flagging state funding. Some students who borrowed to keep up with rising costs face crushing debt repayments. Hari Sreenivasan travelled to Wisconsin to report on one group…
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