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Study: Black and Latino students missing out on selective colleges

Jul 31, 2013
A new study finds that America's higher education system perpetuates white advantages.
Posted In: higher education, college

Maine Senator Angus King wants to make banking boring again

Jul 31, 2013
Senator Angus King of Maine explains why he supports reintroducing Glass-Steagall and shares his thoughts on the rising costs of higher education.
Posted In: Glass-Steagall, student loans, higher education, bank regulations

Student loan interest rate capped at 8.25%

Jul 26, 2013
The compromise approved by the Senate puts a ceiling on the interest rates for undergraduate student loans.
Posted In: student loans, interest rates, higher education, student debt

Online courses fail the mid-term at San Jose State, but what about the final?

Jul 24, 2013
A bold experiment at the San Jose State University could change the thinking about massive open online courses.
Posted In: Education, higher education, moocs

Tuition snapshot: Parents, high-income families paying less for college

Jul 23, 2013
According to a new report from student loan servicer Sallie Mae, parents are shelling out less money for their kid's college tuition. Before you break out the champagne, let's explore those numbers.
Posted In: higher education, student loans, student debt, Tuition

Senate reaches tentative deal on student loans

Jul 18, 2013
The proposal would link interest rates to financial markets -- specifically the 10-year Treasury note -- and cap rates at 8.25 percent for undergraduate loans and 9.5 percent for graduate loans.
Posted In: student loan, student debt, higher education, Education

What the U.S. could learn from Australia's student loan program

Jul 1, 2013
Bruce Chapman, economist at the Australian National University in Canberra discusses Australia's “study now/pay later” student loan formula.
Posted In: Australia, student loan, student debt, student loan debt, higher education

Student loan interest D-Day: What's it mean?

Jun 25, 2013
Interest rates are supposed to go up July 1. How big is the hike and what does it really mean numbers-wise?
Posted In: student loan forgiveness, interest rates, student loan, higher education

Adjunct professors join steelworkers, auto workers to get organized

Jun 20, 2013
Adjunct and non-tenure track professors are joining unions, hungry for benefits and job security they currently lack. And in a twist, they're not always joining the unions you might expect.
Posted In: Education, higher education, tenure, union

The ROI on that degree you just got

Jun 10, 2013
Librarians and marriage counselors need more than three times as long to pay off college loans than lawyers, or those in advertising/marketing careers.
Posted In: college degree, higher education, student loan, student loan debt

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