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Homeless in New York: A Chinese Student's Story of Life After the Agency

Nov 2, 2011
While reporting my story on Chinese college placement agencies, I interviewed a young man named Jason who is attending a university in New York. ...
Posted In: China, China's Economy, China's Society, Education, View from China

Colleges bid for NYC space

Oct 28, 2011
Today is the final day for proposals to build a campus on Roosevelt Island in New York City. Some big-name schools are in contention.
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Obama announces plan to lower student loan payments

Oct 26, 2011
The president wants to reduce the maximum possible payments and forgive remaining debt after 20 years. We get some perspectives on student loan debt.
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President Obama's plan to shake up the student loan system

Oct 26, 2011
New laws, originally meant to take effect in 2014, are allowing graduating students to feel less overwhelmed by their federal loan debt.
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A new plan to make student loan debt more manageable

Oct 26, 2011
President Obama is in Colorado today announcing a plan to help young Americans pay off their student loan debt.
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Student loan plan will help, but not solve issues with education costs

Oct 26, 2011
President Obama is expected to announce a plan today that will help graduates burdened with student loan debt. But is it enough?
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NCAA looks to overhaul rules

Oct 25, 2011
College athletes could get more financial aid, scholarship money and other financial support.
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Changing federal student aid

Oct 25, 2011
Student loan debt is expected to hit $1 trillion this year. The biggest provider of those loans by far is the federal government. Today, a committee in the House is looking into how a big change in the student loan program is working out.
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New tools to calculate the real cost of college

Oct 20, 2011
The sticker price keeps some students from applying to certain universities. But by Oct. 29, colleges will be required to post calculators on their websites that provide a better idea of what students will pay.
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Freakonomics: Tackling the problem of cheating teachers

Oct 18, 2011
Freakonomics Radio's Stephen Dubner and Steven Levitt discuss why teachers cheat and how we can deal with the problem.
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