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Affordable Education

Republican Obstructionism Leads to Doubling Student Loan Rates

Rep. Hank Johnson | Posted 08.28.2013 | Politics
Rep. Hank Johnson

As outstanding educational debt soars past $1 trillion, it's clear that the outmoded tradeoff of debt for diplomas is no long working for Americans.

Affordability in Higher Education Is Achievable

Debra Townsley | Posted 02.05.2013 | College
Debra Townsley

As tuition of private educational institutions have outpaced inflation and the cost of living, one of the most encouraging developments is the emphasis placed on controlling the costs of education, often in novel ways overlooked in the past.

A College Just For Undocumented Immigrants

The Huffington Post | Alyssa Creamer | Posted 08.08.2012 | College

With help from professors in California, undocumented immigrants are closer to accessing an affordable college education. University of California...

Obama To Speak To Virginia Students About Importance Of Affordable Higher Education

AP | Posted 08.14.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- President Barack Obama will stress the importance of an affordable higher education Friday in Virginia, a state that is key to his re-el...

Hacking Education the 1960s Way

Paul Freedman | Posted 11.08.2011 | Education
Paul Freedman

Maybe it's time we put a little old back in the new school and remember that we already have an answer to the rising cost of college -- transfer. It's already available. It's affordable. And it works.