Almost a third of Americans who take out loans to pay for their education don’t end up getting a diploma.
Paltry state investment in higher education could strain the budgets of public colleges and universities this year, with small schools bearing the brunt, Moody’s Investors Service said Monday.
U.S. report shows undergraduate borrowing was down in 2015-16 from four years earlier, across nearly all types of institutions. Meanwhile, the proportion of students receiving grant funding rose.
Education Department releases details on new prepaid card for some federal student loan recipients. But consumer advocates question the pilot program over student data and restrictions on spending.
Starting this winter semester, the Go Blue Guarantee will begin to cover full tuition for in-state University students whose families make $65,000 a year or less. The commitment will automatically cover current qualifying students, as well as future students who apply and are admitted.
Compelling visuals on the key issues of the past year
In an era of inequity, high-income students are benefitting as low-income students are forced to take out loans.
Students don't seem to be getting much out of higher education.
House education committee leaks its ambitious first draft of a reauthorization of the Higher Education Act, with broad changes aimed at both deregulation and more accountability in how federal student aid is distributed and used.
As a college education becomes increasingly important in today’s economy, it’s girls, not boys, who are succeeding in school. For kids from poor families, that can make the difference between social mobility and a lifetime of poverty.