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How Does the Student Debt Crisis Hit High Schoolers?

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23 March 2017

Remedial education is costing states and students millions of dollars each year — but there is a way to preempt these costs and ensure every student receives the education they deserve when they deserve it.

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Trump’s Higher Education Budget Robs More Than $5 Billion From Low-Income Students

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The Howard University campus at sunrise in Washington, D.C, on December 19, 2015.

20 March 2017

Broadly speaking, President Donald Trump’s so-called “America First” budget robs needy students of more than $5 billion in support and takes us further away from the prospect of an America that is first among nations in any meaningful sense.

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Questions and Concerns about California Assembly’s “Degrees Not Debt Scholarship” Proposal

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15 March 2017

The California Assembly is presently debating a proposal that would establish a $1.5 billion “Degrees Not Debt Scholarship.”

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Gainful Employment Rule: What Does A Failing Program Look Like?

Dept. of Ed just gave failing programs at mostly for-profit colleges an extension on complying with gainful employments rules.
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9 March 2017

Yesterday, the U.S. Department of Education announced it was giving schools about three additional months to comply with two requirements under the gainful employment regulation finalized in 2014. This delay is troubling given the urgent need to protect students and taxpayers from career education programs that consistently leave students with debts they cannot repay.

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What the Navient Lawsuit(s) Means For Your Student Loans

Two lawsuits against the country's largest student loan servicer, Navient, could have an impact on your loans.
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15 February 2017

Two lawsuits against the country’s largest student loan servicer, Navient, could have an impact on your loans.

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