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What Are States Going To Do To Make Higher Ed More Affordable?

What Are States Going To Do To Make Higher Ed More Affordable?

Stateline (The Pew Charitable Trusts)  01.25.2016
Students who applied early to the University of New Hampshire will know by the end of the month if they were accepted. Then many would-be...
College Degree Gap Grows Wider Between Whites, Blacks And Latinos

College Degree Gap Grows Wider Between Whites, Blacks And Latinos

The Hechinger Report  01. 6.2016
The racial gap in who’s graduating from college has widened since 2007, a new report shows. While more blacks and Latinos are...
One Way States Can Help Student Loan Borrowers

One Way States Can Help Student Loan Borrowers

Stateline  12.14.2015
Ali Sinicrope and her husband would like to buy a house, but they’re not sure they can afford it. They’re public school teachers...
Students Nationwide March For Free Public College

Students Nationwide March For Free Public College

Reuters  11.13.2015
Students held demonstrations on university campuses across the United States on Thursday to protest ballooning student loan debt...
Average Student Debt Rises For Class Of 2014

Average Student Debt Rises For Class Of 2014

Tyler Kingkade  10.27.2015
College graduates from the class of 2014 owe an average of nearly $29,000 in student loan debt, according to a report released...
New Data Shows Poor Students Are Still Struggling To Graduate College

New Data Shows Poor Students Are Still Struggling To Graduate College

ProPublica  09.24.2015
A new report released Thursday provides a detailed look at the graduation rates of low-income college students. At many colleges,...
The Education Department Isn't Warning Students About Beauty Schools

The Education Department Isn't Warning Students About Beauty Schools

Tyler Kingkade  09.24.2015
The new College Scorecard from the U.S. Department of Education, which the Obama administration touted as providing vital consumer...
Very Few Colleges Actually Cover Full Financial Need

Very Few Colleges Actually Cover Full Financial Need

U.S. News & World Report  09.14.2015
This article originally appeared at U.S. News & World Report Lots of families can't afford to pay the full sticker price that a college...
Colleges Flush With Cash Saddle Poorest Students With Debt

Colleges Flush With Cash Saddle Poorest Students With Debt

ProPublica  09.12.2015
New York University is among the country’s wealthiest schools. Backed by its $3.5 billion endowment, the school has built campuses...
Some Places Are Already Providing Free Community College. You Just Haven't Heard About It.

Some Places Are Already Providing Free Community College. You Just Haven't Heard About It.

Tyler Kingkade  07.22.2015
President Barack Obama's push for free community college has captured national attention, but some U.S. states and cities have...
Oregon Is About To Become Second State To Offer Free Community College

Oregon Is About To Become Second State To Offer Free Community College

Tyler Kingkade  07.17.2015
  Oregon Gov. Kate Brown (D) signed into law Friday a bill that would allow students to go to community college for free immediately...
O'Malley Calls For Debt-Free College Within 5 Years

O'Malley Calls For Debt-Free College Within 5 Years

Tyler Kingkade  07. 7.2015
Democratic presidential candidate Martin O'Malley on Wednesday will lay out a plan providing debt-free access to a college degree for all...
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...