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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...
University Of California Postponing Tuition Hike

University Of California Postponing Tuition Hike

AP  02.18.2015
LOS ANGELES (AP) -- University of California President Janet Napolitano is postponing a proposed tuition increase as a good faith gesture...
How Obama's Free Tuition Plan Can Actually Help Low Income Families

How Obama's Free Tuition Plan Can Actually Help Low Income Families

Rahel Gebreyes  01.13.2015
Last week, President Barack Obama announced a plan that, if approved by Congress, would dedicate about $60 billion over 10 years to allow...
Student Tuition Now Officially Pays More Than States For Public College Funding

Student Tuition Now Officially Pays More Than States For Public College Funding

Tyler Kingkade  01. 4.2015
Students now pay more of the cost of attending public universities than state governments, according to a recent Government Accountability...
One College Is Placing A Big Bet That Their Graduates Will Find Good Jobs

One College Is Placing A Big Bet That Their Graduates Will Find Good Jobs

AP  12.28.2014
Adrian College not only wants its graduates to get good-paying jobs, it guarantees it. If Adrian students don't make $37,000 a year, the...
Colleges Cut Deals With Wall Street To Steering Students Into Debit Card Accounts

Colleges Cut Deals With Wall Street To Steering Students Into Debit Card Accounts

Washington Post  12.16.2014
But while colleges have moved away from credit card agreements, they have inked more deals to market debit and prepaid cards that are not...
College Presidents Promise To Help The Poorest, But They've Done The Opposite

College Presidents Promise To Help The Poorest, But They've Done The Opposite

11.30.2014
WASHINGTON, D.C. -- Decked out in black tie and formal dresses, guests at Mr. Jefferson’s Capital Ball finished their salmon with horseradish...
University Of California Students Protest Tuition Hikes With Massive Campus Walkout

University Of California Students Protest Tuition Hikes With Massive Campus Walkout

Lydia O'Connor  11.24.2014
University of California students participated in a statewide campus walkout Monday as part of their ongoing protests against a significant...
Wells Fargo Will Lower Interest Rates On Certain Student Loans; Discover Is Weighing Moves

Wells Fargo Will Lower Interest Rates On Certain Student Loans; Discover Is Weighing Moves

Wall Street Journal  11.20.2014
Thousands of people struggling to pay back student debt are in line to get a break as two big lenders roll out programs to ease loan terms. After...
Maine Students Take Over Trustee Meeting In Protest

Maine Students Take Over Trustee Meeting In Protest

AP  11.17.2014
PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — University of Southern Maine students frustrated over budget cuts that eliminated programs and led to staff reductions...
Only 1 State's College Students Graduate With Less Than $20,000 Of Debt

Only 1 State's College Students Graduate With Less Than $20,000 Of Debt

Tyler Kingkade  11.13.2014
New Mexico is the only state where the average college student has less than $20,000 of debt when she graduates, a report released Thursday...
We All Lose Under Current Student Loan Bankruptcy Rules

We All Lose Under Current Student Loan Bankruptcy Rules

Daily Finance  11. 6.2014
One of the most poignant features of student debt is that, short of paying it off, it's pretty much impossible to get rid of. In 2005,...