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There Is a Student Loan Crisis, and It's Not Hard to Understand

Michael Restiano | Posted 09.16.2016 | College
Michael Restiano

Stop minimizing student loan debt as an issue. Stop looking at students as numbers in an excel spreadsheet that can be sliced, diced, segmented, and silenced. Stop pretending like America isn't profiting off the backs of its youngest and most vulnerable workforce.

The High Cost of Higher Education

Frank H. Wu | Posted 06.06.2015 | College
Frank H. Wu

Nobody is about to defend the cost of a degree. But changing the description of the faceless bureaucrats who allegedly have overrun campuses by explaining that they are student-services professionals makes all the difference.

Child Care And Education Costs Are Off The Charts. Literally.

The Huffington Post | Emily Cohn | Posted 12.03.2014 | Business

The costs of educating and caring for children just keep soaring. Just check out this chart from a recent Brookings Institution analysis of consume...

Finding the Value in College Affordability

Dr. Scott D. Miller | Posted 05.19.2013 | College
Dr. Scott D. Miller

What's a college education worth these days? Amid rising costs of tuition and an economy still rebounding from recession, higher education consumers and observers are increasingly asking that question -- and with good reason.

Quebec: What Republican Nightmares are Made Of

Dan Delmar | Posted 08.04.2012 | College
Dan Delmar

Leaders from four student associations have been in negotiations with two different education ministers over the past few months as multiple daily protests have paralyzed Montreal, Quebec's largest city.

Is Higher Education Worth the Higher Cost?

Bill Donius | Posted 08.04.2012 | College
Bill Donius

Being an educated person has value unto itself and can provide fulfillments both tangible and intangible. Your formal education is just one part of your lifelong educational path. Don't be group sold into your major life decisions.

College Affordability: A Defining Issue That Won't Go Away

David J. Skorton | Posted 04.06.2012 | College
David J. Skorton

In the wake of President Obama's State of the Union Address last month, many Americans are talking about college affordability. As well they should. The cost of college is a defining issue for our country.

What the Lost Decade of Wages Means for Colleges and Their Graduates

Jeff Selingo | Posted 11.19.2011 | College
Jeff Selingo

The long-term changes we're witnessing to the U.S. economy should be yet another sign to college leaders that something has to be done about rising prices, and fast.

Destroying Education in the Name of the Free Market

Noah Baron | Posted 08.13.2011 | College
Noah Baron

If a college degree is to indicate anything other than socio-economic status, then American public higher education must remain fully funded.

The President Just Saved You $2,500 In Tuition Costs!

Kalpen Modi | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Kalpen Modi

Reports on the tax deal have overlooked the president's advocacy for college affordability and have even suggested that he has made a deal that ignores young people. This couldn't be further from the truth.

Roy Sekoff on Education Protests: What Are Our Priorities?

Huff TV | Posted 05.25.2011 | College
Huff TV

HuffPost Editor Roy Sekoff appeared on "The Ed Show" Thursday evening to weigh in on today's college protests against funding cuts. Sekoff argued t...