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Higher Education Policy

Do States Really Care About Equity in Higher Education?

Marybeth Gasman | Posted 05.14.2014 | Education
Marybeth Gasman

For so long, we have looked to colleges and universities to achieve more equitable outcomes among their student populations, but we have forgotten that their ability to do so is limited by poor state leadership and policies.

Shahien Nasiripour

Borrowers Default On Student Loans Despite Viable Alternatives

HuffingtonPost.com | Shahien Nasiripour | Posted 09.12.2013 | Politics

Companies working for the Department of Education over the past year have allowed hundreds of thousands of borrowers to default on their federal stude...

Shahien Nasiripour

Sallie Mae Borrowers Missing Out On Major Relief

HuffingtonPost.com | Shahien Nasiripour | Posted 09.03.2013 | Politics

Sallie Mae, the nation's largest servicer of federal student loans, is failing to enroll many of its distressed borrowers into one of the Obama admini...

How Some States Are Actually Putting Money Into Higher Ed

stateline | Susan Milligan | Posted 07.08.2013 | College

This piece comes to us courtesy of Stateline. Stateline is a nonpartisan, nonprofit news service of the Pew Charitable Trusts that provides daily repo...

Joy Resmovits

Financial Aid Fix May Reverse College Dropout Crisis

HuffingtonPost.com | Joy Resmovits | Posted 02.01.2013 | College

An influential group of college presidents, civil rights leaders and advocates sponsored by the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation is highlighting what i...

A Lot of Stress, Not a Lot of Learning

Daniel Luzer | Posted 05.25.2011 | College
Daniel Luzer

College freshmen are apparently over-medicated, tightly-wound balls of tension and fear. What's more, they're also not learning anything.