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  • College Debt, Without the Degree

    • The Atlantic
    • 02/13/2018

    Almost a third of Americans who take out loans to pay for their education don’t end up getting a diploma.

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  • Moody's warns that lackluster state support will strain public university budgets

    • Washington Post
    • 01/31/2018

    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.

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  • Decline in Student Loan Borrowing

    • Inside Higher Ed
    • 01/30/2018

    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.

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  • Questions About Student Aid Debit Card

    • Inside Higher Ed
    • 01/25/2018

    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.

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  • Go Blue Guarantee free tuition goes into effect in new year

    • The Michigan Daily
    • 01/08/2018

    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.

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  • 9 Charts That Show What Education in America Is Like in 2017

    • The Atlantic
    • 01/04/2018

    Compelling visuals on the key issues of the past year

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  • More college financial aid is going to the rich

    • Salon
    • 12/18/2017

    In an era of inequity, high-income students are benefitting as low-income students are forced to take out loans.

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  • The World Might Be Better Off Without College for Everyone

    • The Atlantic
    • 12/07/2017

    Students don't seem to be getting much out of higher education.

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  • GOP Begins Rewrite of Federal Aid Law

    • Inside Higher Ed
    • 11/30/2017

    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.

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  • Poor Girls Are Leaving Their Brothers Behind

    • The Atlantic
    • 11/29/2017

    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.

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