On this page you’ll find links to the latest education and financial aid news from some of the most trusted sources in the industry, including The Chronicle of Higher Education, Insider Higher Ed, The New York Times and The Huffington Post.
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College News (6)
Christian Science Monitor – Democrats and Republicans have competing education plans in Washington to fill vacant jobs. Democrats want more students to attend traditional two- and four-year colleges, while Republicans want to include private non-profit colleges in that mix. Neither plan has re... More
Christian Science Monitor – Witnesses before the Senate Finance Committee testified that the U.S. government would be better off funding the Pell Grant program and either eliminating or consolidating its education tax credit program if it wants to make college more affordable for low- and midd... More
Christian Science Monitor – The American Civil Liberties Union is involved in a legal struggle to end same-sex education on the grounds that it enhances and reinforces gender stereotypes. The number of same-sex classrooms has expanded from only a dozen to more than 500 in the past decade follo... More
Christian Science Monitor – Maura Kastberg, Executive Director of Student Services, has published 5 tips for recent college graduates looking to pay off their student debt, including advice on prioritization, federal loan consolidation, loan forgiveness programs, and budgeting. Maura has helpe... More
Christian Science Monitor – A new study indicates that banks and nearly 1,000 colleges may be involved in practices for dispersing student loans that are not allowed by the US Department of Education. The practice involves charging questionable fees for access to financial aid money stored on ... More
Christian Science Monitor – The United States ranks first in the world in education, at least when it comes to the amount we spend per student. The U.S. currently spends $8,000 per student per year, double what it spent in the 1960s, five times what it spent in the 1930s, yet test scores have ... More