03 avril 2019

Trump Seeks Billions in Cuts

HomeBy Andrew Kreighbaum. Congressional appropriators have rejected previous White House calls to cut student aid. New budget plan also backs congressional deal on "risk sharing" for colleges. More...

Posté par pcassuto à 13:20 - - Permalien [#]


Obfuscating Net Price

HomeBy Andrew Kreighbaum. Study finds four-year colleges fail to meet federal standards for disclosing costs on their websites. More...

Posté par pcassuto à 12:33 - - Permalien [#]

Rubio Plans Bill to End Loan Interest Rates

HomeBy Andrew Kreighbaum. Senator Marco Rubio, a Florida Republican, said Thursday that he plans to introduce legislation that would eliminate interest rates on federal student loans. More...

Posté par pcassuto à 12:32 - - Permalien [#]

Data Show No Action on Borrower-Defense Claims

HomeBy Andrew Kreighbaum. The total number of pending borrower-defense claims has continued to balloon in size over the past year. But the Education Department hasn't approved or denied any claims since June 2018, according to data released last week to the office of Senator Patty Murray, the ranking Democrat on the Senate education committee. More...

Posté par pcassuto à 12:31 - - Permalien [#]

Few Lessons Learned on For-Profit Closures

HomeBy Andrew Kreighbaum. As Dream Center collapses, Trump administration's oversight of massive for-profit college deal under scrutiny. Critics ask why more protections weren't sought after purchase of Argosy and Art Institutes chains. More...

Posté par pcassuto à 12:30 - - Permalien [#]

Argosy on Brink of Closure

HomeBy Andrew Kreighbaum. The for-profit college chain will shut down today, affecting several thousand students, if a new buyer is not secured -- a scenario observers say has small chances of happening. More...

Posté par pcassuto à 12:15 - - Permalien [#]