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.
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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.
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Congress will likely hammer out some sort of deal on student loans, which Republicans will love and Democrats will be forced to swallow, but it's worth considering whether we view education in entirely the wrong way here in America.
Under this system, everyone who is admitted to a qualifying institution receives a college education for $5,000 per year, making college no longer dependent on socio-economic standing.
Each year, millions of American students rely on the federal student loan program to pursue higher education. For many families, without the ability to pay for their students' education over a longer term, college would simply be out of reach.
With market interest rates so low this year, students taking out loans will pay a lower rate than current law of 6.8 percent -- for now. But without strong enough protections from high rates in the future, this infographic demonstrates how the deal will actually milk students in the coming years.
A generation from now, will good grades be enough to get you a good life? Is that already a fiction? Will you merely re-live the struggles of your working or lower or middle-class family, and never, ever get ahead?
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Banks are corporations, which are legal entities established under rules written by people. Their existence should advance America and Americans. Not the other way around. Many in Congress need to be reminded of that.