01 novembre 2018

Student Loan Default Rate Declines Slightly

HomeBy Andrew Kreighbaum. New data released by the Education Department Wednesday showed 10.8 percent of student borrowers who entered loan repayment in 2015 had defaulted within three years. More...

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House Passes Bill With 2019 Education, NIH Funding

HomeBy Andrew Kreighbaum. The U.S. House of Representatives approved a spending bill Wednesday night that funds 2019 education and biomedical research spending and keeps the government open through Dec. 7. The Senate passed the same bill last week. More...

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Free College Goes Mainstream

HomeBy Andrew Kreighbaum. A growing number of Democratic candidates at the state and federal level are running on free college. But there's a sharp divide within the party and liberal policy circles over the concept. More...

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For-Profit College Attendance Linked to Poor Financial Outcomes

HomeBy Ashley A. Smith. A paper released last month by researchers at Stanford University, Cornell University and the Federal Reserve Bank of New York found that students have worse job outcomes and increased risk of defaulting on student loans when they attend for-profit institutions. More...

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Income Verification for Federal Aid Hinders Low-Income Students

HomeBy Ashley A. Smith. Colleges worry the federal student aid verification process singles out more low-income students and may be stopping them from receiving grants. More...

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Colleges Partner With Housing Authorities to Combat Student Homelessness

HomeBy Ashley A. Smith. Some community colleges have found innovative partnerships with their public housing authorities may help combat student homelessness. More...

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Tackling Poverty to Increase Graduations

HomeBy Ashley A. Smith. A growing number of colleges are trying to help poor students meet their basic needs and remove barriers that keep them from graduating. More...

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New York City Sues For-Profit College

HomeBy Ashley A. Smith. City's consumer affairs agency's unusual lawsuit accuses Berkeley College of improper recruiting and lending practices. More...

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Demographics of Community College Trustees

HomeBy Ashley A. Smith. A survey released today by the Association of Community College Trustees examines the backgrounds of two-year college trustees and details what they say are challenges for their institutions. More...

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Coaxing Dropouts to Return and Earn Degrees

HomeBy Ashley A. Smith. Colleges are hoping a new initiative will help them encourage former students who stopped out to return and complete their degrees. More...

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