Young Syrians rethink their future as refugees in Turkey

by Reema Khrais Aug 31, 2018
Before the Syrian war in 2011, nearly 25 percent of young people went to college, which is almost completely subsidized by the government.
Othman Nahhas spends a good chunk of his paycheck paying for half of his family's rent in Istanbul.
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Nation’s top student loan official resigns

by Associated Press Aug 27, 2018
Seth Frotman is latest high-level departure from the CFPB since Mick Mulvaney, Trump's budget director, took over.
A student walks on the campus of the University of California, Los Angeles.
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A major barrier to a college degree for low-income Californians: housing costs

by Vanessa Rancano Aug 9, 2018
Housing costs — more than tuition — are hurting California’s low-income college students.
Students walk near Sather Gate on the University of California at Berkeley campus. 
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Economics of Disability

Navigating the job market as an American with a disability

by Eliza Mills Jun 22, 2018
One look at the challenges people with disabilities face.
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Graduating into the Economy

Just graduate college and want to eventually own a home? Follow these easy steps

by Lizzie O'Leary Jun 8, 2018
OK, so it's not actually as simple as 1, 2, 3 ...

High school graduation rates up, but there’s more than math to those numbers

by Erika Beras Jun 5, 2018
A study out from Johns Hopkins University tells us that at 84 percent, high school graduation rates are officially at an all-time high. That’s good news right? Maybe not, because increasing numbers of those high school grads arrive at college…

Walmart offers to help pay education costs for employees seeking associates and bachelors degrees in business or supply chain management

by Renata Sago May 31, 2018
Walmart is offering its 1.4 million U.S. employees a shot at higher education. The company says it’s going to subsidize tuition, books, and fees for workers pursuing degrees in business or supply chain management at three nonprofit schools. Click the…

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Michigan State University weighs scandal's financial impact

by Amy Scott May 24, 2018
A $500 million settlement with victims of convicted doctor Larry Nassar is just the start.
Moody’s downgraded Michigan State University’s credit rating earlier this month. Above, the Spartan statue at MSU.
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Divided Decade

How good is it for the class of 2018?

by Mitchell Hartman May 23, 2018
This year's college graduates enter one of the best job markets since the Great Recession.
Saul Rivera has just graduated from the University of Texas-Austin with a degree in astronomy. He's been applying for entry-level jobs at planetariums, museums and observatories around the country.
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Divided Decade

Even in a robust economy, all college graduates are not equal

by Mitchell Hartman May 23, 2018
It's a good job market for the class of 2018, but not everyone with a B.A. is likely to fare well economically.
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