January 5, 2015

Student Debt Declines For Third Straight Year

“Might the cliche of the forever-indebted college student someday become a fable?”University Business asks. “According to a new College Board report, total college student debt for 2013-14 […]
January 5, 2015

5 Things Colleges Can Expect From Congress In 2015

“When the 114th Congress convenes, on Tuesday, Republicans will control the Senate for the first time in eight years. In the House of Representatives, they’ll have […]
December 11, 2014

Elizabeth Warren Wants The Government To Forgive The Debt Of Students Allegedly Duped By Corinthian Colleges

“Sen. Elizabeth Warren and other Senate Democrats are calling on the Department of Education to forgive the debt of thousands of students who attended the failing […]
December 1, 2014

Higher Education Affordability Act Reauthorization Underscores Uncertainty Of College Financing

“In 2015, the Senate HELP Committee will have deal with the over-due reauthorization of the Higher Education Act,” Main Street reports. “Senator Tom Harkin (D-Iowa) won’t be among […]
November 21, 2014

Corinthian’s Nonprofit Buyer

“The ECMC Group, a nonprofit organization that runs one of the largest student-loan guaranty agencies, announced today that it will purchase 56 campuses from Corinthian Colleges, […]
November 20, 2014

On College Accountability, Will Education Dept. Blink Again?

“With President Obama promising to release his controversial college-rating plan this fall, college leaders are on high alert. They worry that they’ll look bad, that they’ll […]