When the president signed the student loan deal restoring lower rates for student loans, there was agreement and applause. The politicians should stop patting themselves on the back. The problem still looms large: $1 trillion in outstanding student loans
It was all a game to me. I was too big to fail. Until I started to get late and overdue notices from my student loan and credit card companies.
I want to offer Lena Dunham some unsolicited advice about a simple write-in to appease the Girls naysayers. It's actually pretty simple: make Shoshanna have student loan problems.
Following a lengthy battle between lawmakers, President Barack Obama finally signed the bill on Friday that reduced the federal student loan interest rates for millions of students.
Amid legitimate concerns about cost and debt, we should be wary of alarmist rhetoric and headlines suggesting the average college graduate is jobless and staggering under massive loan obligations.
Education Secretary Arne Duncan has repeatedly said that college affordability is a priority for this administration. Now it's up to Secretary Duncan and Congress to act before this new plan's high interest rates kick in.
Over the past 50 years, we've seen substantive improvements in high school graduation rates and college graduation rates for African Americans. But, African Americans' educational progress has not translated into equivalent economic progress.
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College tuition even at public schools, and especially in Pennsylvania, is not what most middle class families would call affordable.
Congress broke for its August recess, the Senate passed and the House approved a bill that rationalized the student loan process. In spite of this, students remain alone on a number of issues that affect them and their future.
What will become of the rest of the old Washington Post Company, publicly traded and run by the Graham family? The fact is that the Post Company was already dominated, in several respects, by its lucrative Kaplan education subsidiary.
Our goal is nothing short of radical inclusiveness, as we work to build an organization, a movement, and a society that values diversity and upholds respect for every single woman and girl, no matter where she comes from, what she looks like, where she works or who she loves.
Bipartisan legislation that will tie interest rates on federal student loans to market rates is headed to President Obama's desk, after the bill passed the House with a 392-31 vote. The president is expected to sign the bill into law, which is based on a deal formed by members of the Senate.
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Our country's future demands that we embrace our next generation of leaders -- the often-underestimated Millennials -- who are the largest, most diverse, and most progressive generation the country has ever seen.