L.A. Times columnist David Lazarus talks with Bill Radke about legislation in Congress that would push out private lenders from the student-aid business and make the Education Department the dominant source of student loans.
A report from the Special Inspector General overseeing the bailout at AIG says execs at the troubled insurance giant are clashing with government officials over bonuses. Reporter Steve Henn discusses the details with Steve Chiotakis.
A grant from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation will expand a model program in Washington State that promotes remedial education to help students get community college degrees. Mitchell Hartman reports.
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