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COST OF HIGHER EDUCATION
ROI And The Value Of Higher Education
John A. Roush
President, Centre College
Are we headed down the wrong path to look at a college degree only in terms of dollars and cents? Should learning be reduced to a focus on its monetary value?
The Truth About Loan Forgiveness, Cancellation and Discharge
Equal Justice Works
Working to provide public interest opportunities for law stude...
It's not a myth! Every student loan borrower has to repay their debt, even if they are unable to find a job after graduating or didn't graduate at all. However, some repayment options can lead to your federal student loans being forgiven, canceled, or discharged.
The New Gender Gap: It's Not What You Might Expect
Jack E. Kosakowski
President and CEO, Junior Achievement USA®
For decades, women were underrepresented in American universities and the U.S. is still working to find more balance in its workforce. But could the status quo be flipped on its head in our lifetime?
A University's Soul
President, Yeshiva University
To be sure, then notion of excellence in academic thought must remain central to the identity of the university. But academic excellence, however critically important to the process, only serves as half of the equation.
Silly Season at the US Department of Education
President, Trinity Washington University
Can anybody have a serious difference of opinion with the Secretary Arne Duncan without being dismissed as silly?
$1,000,000,000,000: How Did We Get Here?
Despite the trajectory of debt, this generation of college graduates holds better economic prospects than their non-college peers, but with the drag of debt, interest, and the unforgiving lenders holding them back for decades to come.
Are Americans Still Eager to Learn?
Author, speaker, researches digital culture
Just 8 percent of the graduates of the Chicago public schools are college-ready. That's 8 percent of a population already narrowed down by attrition -- only 57 percent of students in Chicago finish school.
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