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March 30, 2015

U.S. To Identify Colleges Under Scrutiny

WASHINGTON — The U.S. Department of Education plans to name the colleges whose access to federal money it has restricted because of concerns about the risk […]
March 30, 2015

The Student Loan Borrower Bill Of Rights: The Law Of The Land?

“Critics of the President Obama’s Student Aid Bill of Rights, introduced earlier this month, have raised questions about its vague objectives on student loans,” MainStreet reports. “Now Senate […]
March 17, 2015

Student Debt Crisis May Be Largely About Smallest Borrowers

“Last month, the Federal Reserve Bank of New York reported that student loan balances rose to $1.16 trillion and that 11.3 percent of that is in […]
March 17, 2015

Education Dept. Considers Creating Not 1 But 2 College-Ratings Systems

“The Education Department, under continued fire over its planned college-rating system, is considering creating two systems, an agency official said at a policy briefing here on […]
March 6, 2015

158 Private Colleges Fail Government’s Financial-Responsibility Test

“By one measure at least, the 2013 fiscal year was a healthier year financially for private colleges than 2012 was. Fewer degree-granting colleges missed the passing […]
March 3, 2015

Some Owners of Private Colleges Turn a Tidy Profit by Going Nonprofit

After a recent government crackdown on the multibillion-dollar career-training industry, stricter limits on student aid and devastating publicity about students hobbled by debt and useless credentials, […]