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 (4)
Boston Globe – President Obama has been pushing for improved financial aid for college students since his State of the Union speech earlier this year. His plan includes increased funding for Pell Grants and debt forgiveness on student loans. On Tuesday, in Reno, Nev., Mr. Obama criticized pres... More
Boston Globe – Likely Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney introduced his plan to improve the student loan default rate: let private loan companies back into the market. Mr. Romney believes that private companies will foster competition, decrease the number of loans students need, and... More
Boston Globe – It’s a sad scenario. A college student takes out a loan, accrues thousands of dollars of debt and then drops out of college. Their college dream has been dashed but their loan has not disappeared, only their chance of paying it off. According to a new study from Education ... More
Boston Globe – Likely Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney has assembled his team to examine and shape his education proposals for the coming election. The most notable name on his team is Rod Paige, former Education Secretary under George W. Bush and one of the architects of No Child... More