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Student Debt Forgiveness

The Big Dupe: What's the Truth About Student Loans?

Bob Hildreth | Posted 06.23.2014 | College
Bob Hildreth

Even if the government's optimistic accounting system is used, there is little profit to be had from undergraduates. Almost all of the "profit" comes from loans made to graduate students.

Forgive Us Our Student Loan Debts?

Maria Mayo | Posted 08.06.2012 | Religion
Maria Mayo

As the holder of a six-figure student-loan debt, I more than anyone would like to see debt forgiveness carry a moral force all its own. Perhaps if Jesus were still teaching with parables...

Make Public Colleges Free for All Who Qualify

Rev. Jesse Jackson | Posted 07.01.2012 | College
Rev. Jesse Jackson

College or advanced training is more important than ever, yet we are making it less and less affordable. College tuition is soaring because the state contribution to budgets is being slashed. We're privatizing public colleges piecemeal by putting more and more of the costs on the students.

Can Mitt Romney Lead His Own Party?

Chris Weigant | Posted 06.25.2012 | Politics
Chris Weigant

The first issue Romney chose to show a glimmer of independence from Republican orthodoxy is an interesting one, because the deadline for action is right around the corner. Which means it will serve as a very important test for Romney's candidacy as a whole.

Average Student Loan Debt Climbs Past $25,000

AP | By JUSTIN POPE | Posted 01.03.2012 | College

-- Members of the college class of 2010 who took out student loans owed on average $25,250 upon graduation, a 5 percent increase from the year before...