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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...
GOP Would Freeze Pell Grants For 10 Years, Despite Program Not Keeping Up With Cost Of College

GOP Would Freeze Pell Grants For 10 Years, Despite Program Not Keeping Up With Cost Of College

Inside Higher Ed  03.18.2015
WASHINGTON -- Kicking off what will likely be months of contentious budget battles, Republicans in the U.S. House of Representatives on...
A Student-Debt Revolt Begins

A Student-Debt Revolt Begins

The New Yorker  02.23.2015
In the fall of 2013, Mallory Heiney returned from a mission trip to Guinea with a plan to go into health care. She enrolled in classes...
Another Republican Governor Proposes Big Cuts In Higher Education

Another Republican Governor Proposes Big Cuts In Higher Education

Chronicle Of Higher Education  02.19.2015
The chopping-block tour of 2015 made its third stop, in Illinois, on Wednesday, where Gov. Bruce Rauner proposed cutting a $1.5-billion...