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The pros and cons of having a booster back your team

Sep 11, 2013
Boosters can be a big financial support to a college, funneling billions of dollars into athletics programs. But teams risk running afoul of NCAA rules.
Posted In: college sports, football
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Measuring the employment rates of for-profit grads

Sep 9, 2013
Negotiators are back at the table, after a federal judge vacated new regulations for career training programs last summer.
Posted In: for profit colleges, Education, gainful employment
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Is student loan debt the next housing crisis?

Aug 30, 2013
As more and more debt piles on, many make comparisons between this bubble and the one that burst a few years back: housing. But are they really that similar?
Posted In: housing crisis, student debt
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Setting limits: Advice on paying for college

Aug 30, 2013
For many families, paying for college is a balancing act. You want to give your child the best options, but you don't know how to talk about what you can afford.
Posted In: college, student debt
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Does the government make money from student loans?

Aug 30, 2013
We hear all the time that student loan debt is on the rise, and isn't likely to slow down anytime soon. For all those federal loans, though, does the government really make any money?
Posted In: student loan debt, student debt
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Who's watching the students? The watchers

Aug 28, 2013
A school district in Southern California has revealed that it is paying a company to track its students online.
Posted In: schools, Facebook, social networking
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Trump University fails students: Lawsuit

Aug 26, 2013
Trump University is just one of the many items that the Donald has branded.
Posted In: donald trump, licensing
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The true cost of college and reasons for it

Aug 22, 2013
The Obama administration wants to restrain high tuition by tying federal aid to a college’s performance.
Posted In: college, education costs, college tuition
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Colleges give largest grants to wealthiest students

Aug 21, 2013
More federal grants are going to low-income students, but colleges are giving more institutional aid to students who are better off.
Posted In: higher education, Education, Tuition, college tuition
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Parents pick up more of the tab for public schools

Aug 20, 2013
Back-to-school shopping isn’t quite what it used to be. Public schools struggling under more budget cuts are making requests that go far beyond what you can fit into a backpack.
Posted In: back-to-school

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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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