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Washington State Moves To Cut Public University Tuition By Up To 20 Percent

Washington State Moves To Cut Public University Tuition By Up To 20 Percent

AP  06.30.2015
SEATTLE (AP) -- A decision this week to cut tuition for Washington state's public universities by 15 to 20 percent over the next two years...
Disgruntled Grad Spreads Insane Tale Of Law School Debt Woes With Windshield Flyers

Disgruntled Grad Spreads Insane Tale Of Law School Debt Woes With Windshield Flyers

Above The Law  06.24.2015
According to the hopes, wishes, and dreams of law school administrators, the end is near for disastrous application and plummeting enrollment...
Private Student Loans Are Trapping Co-Signers, CFPB Finds

Private Student Loans Are Trapping Co-Signers, CFPB Finds

Tyler Kingkade  06.18.2015
Nine-in-ten borrowers who applied for co-signer release on their private student loans were rejected, a new Consumer Financial Protection...
Former Corinthian College Student: I 'Owe $40,000 For A Useless Degree'

Former Corinthian College Student: I 'Owe $40,000 For A Useless Degree'

Rahel Gebreyes  06.15.2015
The U.S. Department Of Education announced this month it would offer debt relief to defrauded students of the now-defunct Corinthian Colleges...
How American Students Get A University Degree For Basically Nothing In Germany

How American Students Get A University Degree For Basically Nothing In Germany

BBC  06.10.2015
More than 4,600 US students are fully enrolled at Germany universities, an increase of 20% over three years. At the same time, the total...
Elizabeth Warren Lays Out Framework For Debt-Free College

Elizabeth Warren Lays Out Framework For Debt-Free College

Tyler Kingkade  06.10.2015
Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.) laid out a plan Wednesday she insists would create a pathway for a debt-free college education. In a...
Government Plan To Erase Student Debt Raises Questions

Government Plan To Erase Student Debt Raises Questions

AP  06. 9.2015
WASHINGTON (AP) -- A government plan to wipe out loans for many of the students who attended the now-disgraced for-profit Corinthian Colleges...
Feds Announce Plans To Erase Student Debt For Corinthian Students

Feds Announce Plans To Erase Student Debt For Corinthian Students

AP  06. 8.2015
WASHINGTON (AP) — The federal government will erase much of the debt of students who attended the now-defunct Corinthian Colleges, officials...
Wisconsin Moves Closer To Massive Cut To Public Colleges And Elimination Of Tenure

Wisconsin Moves Closer To Massive Cut To Public Colleges And Elimination Of Tenure

Associated Press/Star-Tribune  06. 2.2015
MADISON, Wis. — The Legislature's budget-writing committee voted Friday to cut the University of Wisconsin's budget by $250 million and...
The Gentrification Of Higher Ed

The Gentrification Of Higher Ed

The Nation  05.24.2015
On February 25, three University of Arizona graduate students—Kyle Blessinger, Zach Brooks, and Sarah Ann Meggison—had a meeting with...
Student Loan Repayment Can Be Confusing, So Nonprofits Are Creating A Hotline To Help

Student Loan Repayment Can Be Confusing, So Nonprofits Are Creating A Hotline To Help

Tyler Kingkade  05.15.2015
Student loan borrowers struggling with confusing information from the U.S. Department of Education will get help from a new website and...
How The Bush Administration Pointlessly Screwed Over Student Borrowers

How The Bush Administration Pointlessly Screwed Over Student Borrowers

Slate  04.17.2015
There has never really been a good reason to bar Americans from discharging their student loans in bankruptcy. Back in the 1970s, a spate...
In 22 States, You Could Lose Your License For Not Paying Your Student Loans

In 22 States, You Could Lose Your License For Not Paying Your Student Loans

Credit.com  04. 4.2015
Failing to repay student loans has all sorts of terrible consequences, but in some states, more than just your financial well-being is...
To Balance Budgets, Governors Seek Higher Education Cuts

To Balance Budgets, Governors Seek Higher Education Cuts

Stateline  03.27.2015
This piece comes to us courtesy of Stateline. Stateline is a nonpartisan, nonprofit news service of the Pew Charitable Trusts that provides...