by Bryce Covert Posted on August 25, 2014
The number of Americans whose Social Security checks are being garnished to repay student loans has tripled.
by Alan Pyke Posted on August 6, 2014
The student loan default rate was already at historic highs, and it's gotten higher in the past year. Here are some potential fixes to a broken system.
by Alan Pyke Posted on July 15, 2014 Updated: July 30, 2014
The companies preyed on thousands of student loan debtors.
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by Carimah Townes Posted on June 27, 2014 Updated: June 30, 2014
Priorities in higher education are backwards, but what can we do about them?
by Alan Pyke Posted on June 23, 2014
After years of scrutiny of Everest College's marketing practices, the for-profit college's parent company is striking a deal with the feds.
by Alan Pyke Posted on June 18, 2014 Updated: June 18, 2014
A new proposal lays out how the government could start to hold higher education institutions accountable for student outcomes like it does for K-12 schools.
by Bryce Covert Posted on June 16, 2014
Starbucks will soon pay for many employees to get a college degree, but the government could make the same thing available to all students.
by Abigail Bessler Posted on June 13, 2014
If most graduates are finding jobs, why are they depending so heavily on parents?
by Abigail Bessler Posted on June 9, 2014
President Obama will issue an executive order capping student loan payments at 10 percent of borrowers' income.
by Abigail Bessler Posted on May 19, 2014 Updated: May 19, 2014
Student debt is rising faster at state schools with higher-paid presidents, a new study finds.