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New push to ease student loan repayment

Jun 7, 2012
The federal government will streamline the process that borrowers use to get their payments capped at just 15 percent of their salaries.
Posted In: frederal student loans, student debt, student loan repayment options
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Ohio State University looks to privatize parking lots

Jun 7, 2012
OSU President Gorden Gee on his school's decision to lease out its parking facilities and the impact it could have.
Posted In: parking lot, Ohio State
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Making college costs easier to understand

Jun 5, 2012
With interest rates on some student loans about to double, the Obama administration joins with colleges to provide clearer guidance on the real price of school.
Posted In: college, financial aid, student loans
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Wesleyan University offers a three-year bachelor's degree

May 29, 2012
The elite -- and expensive -- university looks to give students a break, earning a top degree in less time.
Posted In: Wesleyan University, college tuition
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Another Race to the Top begins

May 22, 2012
The Department of Education will award $400 million to school districts in its latest contest to improve education. The challenge is to create personalized plans to teach students from poor and rural families.
Posted In: Education, Race to the Top
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A better college courtesy of the housing boom

May 15, 2012
Remember the heady days when housing prices just kept going up? A new study says that extra money gave some students a ticket to a more selective school.
Posted In: college savings
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It's never too early for a good start in education

May 9, 2012
Kids who are well-prepared for kindergarten have a better shot at making it all the way through high school. But in poor neighborhoods, there are lots of obstacles. One Cincinnati program is fighting to remove them.
Posted In: poverty, Education, cincinnati, Ohio, kindergarten
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Fact checking the student loan debate

May 8, 2012
The latest Congressional fight is over how to deal with a student loan interest hike set for the summer. But what's the real bottom line?
Posted In: student loan
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Students on hunger strike to protest fee hikes

May 2, 2012
Students begin a hunger strike today to protest fee hikes at California State Universities. The fee hikes are not just in California.
Posted In: Cal State University, college, college tuition
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Hastings law school judges the job market

May 1, 2012
And it finds it wanting. So, the University of California school will slice enrollment rather than send too many lawyers into an economy with too few jobs.
Posted In: law school, University of California

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Marketplace and Education Correspondent Amy Scott look at the business and economics of education, on topics including  student loans, public education financing, and the cost of a college degree. Marketplace's Education coverage is supported, in part, by the Kresge Foundation.

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