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Stanford wins the fundraising race, setting a record

Feb 20, 2013
Stanford University becomes the first school to break the billion dollar barrier for fundraising in a single year.
Posted In: stanford, higher education, endowments, fundraising

Refinancing my mortgage is easy: How about my student loans?

Feb 15, 2013
Campus Progress wants students to be able to take advantage of low interest rates available for mortgages and car loans.
Posted In: student loans, refinancing, Education, higher education

The State of the Union for education

Feb 13, 2013
What are President Obama's plans for universal pre-school access, high-school funding, and higher education?
Posted In: Education, higher education, Obama, State of the Union

Universities crack down on delinquent student borrowers

Feb 5, 2013
Yale and other universities are suing graduates who did not pay back Perkins low-income student loans because the funds for new loans come from former students paying back their debts.
Posted In: Education, higher education, student loans

Departing UC President on the state of higher ed, future of online learning

Feb 5, 2013
As he completes his final months as President of University of California, Mark Yudof joins us to reflect on the state of higher education and the future of online learning.
Posted In: higher education, california

How to improve college graduation rates? Change college

Jan 24, 2013
In an open letter to college and university leaders, the National Commission on Higher Education Attainment says that college completion must be a priority in the U.S.
Posted In: higher education, graduation

Does parental help lower grades for college students?

Jan 15, 2013
New research finds correlation between financial help from parents and academic performance.
Posted In: Education, higher education

Florida considers cheaper tuition for math, science majors

Jan 15, 2013
Dale Brill, head of the Governor Rick Scott's Education Task Force, discusses a new proposal to incentivize students towards careers with job shortages.
Posted In: Florida, Education, Tuition, higher education

Debt relief could be on the way for some students

Dec 17, 2012
A new student debt plan, known as 'Pay As You Earn', could make monthly payments smaller and some debts disappear altogether.
Posted In: higher education, student loan, federal student loans

The anti-MOOC? Small costly online courses

Nov 16, 2012
Stanford and MIT have gotten a lot of attention for offering free online courses to thousands of students at a time. But this week, a group of big name universities announced a new and smaller-scale take on online education.
Posted In: online education, moocs, higher education

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