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Shahien Nasiripour

Leading Democrats Criticize Obama Administration's $51 Billion Profit Off Student Borrowers

HuffingtonPost.com | Shahien Nasiripour | Posted 05.16.2013 | Politics

Two members of the Senate banking committee on Wednesday criticized excess government profits generated off loans made to student borrowers and their ...

Shahien Nasiripour

Obama Student Loan Policy Reaps Bigger Profit Than Exxon

HuffingtonPost.com | Shahien Nasiripour | Posted 05.15.2013 | Politics

The Obama administration is forecast to turn a record $51 billion profit this year from student loan borrowers, a sum greater than the earnings of the...

Obama's Education Policy: What Will Be The Legacy Of His Second Term?

Maria Voles Ferguson | Posted 03.19.2013 | Politics
Maria Voles Ferguson

While the Race to the Top program has been widely praised (despite no formal evaluation data to consider yet), the Education Department's granting of No Child Left Behind waivers has raised concerns, especially as it pertains to holding schools and states accountable for student achievement.