Should law schools pay if students don't get jobs?

Jul 29, 2015
Tuition and debt keep rising. Grads from non-elite schools face a weak market.

Average college student debt on the rise

Nov 13, 2014
But the people with the really big debt loads are not the ones to worry about.
Graduates of Bowie State University put messages on their mortarboard hats during the school's graduation ceremony.
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Rising numbers of seniors are paying off student loans

Sep 16, 2014
Between 2004 and 2010, the number of seniors with student loan debt quadrupled.

Obama, Tumblr, and student debt

Jun 10, 2014
President Barack Obama will be talking student debt on Tumblr.

President Obama aims to reduce burden of student loans

Jun 9, 2014
The president wants more people to be eligible for income-based repayment plans

Is higher education a right?

May 11, 2012
The value of outstanding student loans in America just past the $1 trillion mark, we sat down with economists Robert Reich and Neal McCluskey to discuss America's newest crisis.
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In the spotlight: Senior student debt

Apr 6, 2012
People age 60 and older owe more than $36 billion in student loans. Tess discusses the latest debt bubble with Marketplace Education correspondent Amy Scott.

Qualified expenses and 529 plans

Apr 4, 2012
We have a 529 plan and also the option to take out a subsidized Stafford loan. Does it make sense to take out the loan and leave the 529 money alone, then pay off the Stafford loan after graduation? (I'm…

Student loan debt soars to record level

Mar 6, 2012
The amount U.S. graduates owe on education loans could become a bigger drag on the economy than the nation's total credit card debt.

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