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By PBS NewsHour
College for America, an online degree program, has no classes, professors or credit hours. It's been cited as an innovative way to make college more affordable. But how do its students qualify for a degree? Hari Sreenivasan reports from New…
By Kimberly Hefling, Associated Press
The troubled for-profit education company Corinthian Colleges Inc. and the Education Department reached an agreement late Thursday that has 85 of the company's 100-plus campuses going up for sale, and 12 others closing.
The change stems from a high-profile, bipartisan deal brokered last year by Congress and signed by President Barack Obama that ties the rates to the financial markets. Interest rates go from 3.86 to 4.66 percent on undergraduate Stafford loans. Graduate…
The rise in U.S. college tuition is unsustainable. That’s the argument of a new television documentary, “Ivory Tower,” which tackles growing worries and critique over college costs and student debt. Jeffrey Brown talks to filmmaker Andrew Rossi about the origins…
By Simone Pathe
Nearly 40 percent of households headed by young, college-educated Americans are burdened with student debt, and that debt is likely to depress net worth for years to come, according to a new study from the Pew Research Center.
As the cost of higher education mounts, debt-laden students, cash-strapped parents and members of the media are asking: is traditional college still the answer? Correspondent Mona Iskander reports on Enstitute, a two-year apprenticeship program that matches 18- to 24-year-olds with…
President Obama Offers Plan to Make Colleges More Affordable and Accountable…
More Debt, Fewer Jobs: How the Candidates Plan to Solve Rising Costs of College…
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