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Obama Administration Tries Again With Regulations Targeted at For-Profit Colleges

Obama Administration Tries Again With Regulations Targeted at For-Profit Colleges

by Julianne Hing on March 14 2014, 12:14PM

For-profit schools, which target poor students and students of color, are responsible for 46 percent of the nation’s student debt defaults.

Topics: /NOW, Schools & Youth

Average Student Debt is $29,400 and Climbing

Average Student Debt is $29,400 and Climbing

by Julianne Hing on December 4 2013, 11:46AM

And it’s risen by an average of six percent every year for the last five years.

Topics: /NOW, Schools & Youth

Loan Interest Freeze Provides Boost, and New Barriers, for Students of Color

Loan Interest Freeze Provides Boost, and New Barriers, for Students of Color

by Julianne Hing on July 5 2012, 10:53AM

Last week’s agreement brought welcome news, but difficult cuts, for student borrowers.

Topics: Schools & Youth

House Passes Bill That Will Keep Student Loans Interests From Rising

by Jorge Rivas on June 29 2012, 2:43PM

Student aid is essential for students of color.

Topics: /NOW, Schools & Youth

Senate Blocks Vote on Democrats’ Student Loan Bill

by Julianne Hing on May 8 2012, 3:10PM

If an agreement can’t be reached, subsidized Stafford student loan interest rates will double come July 1.

Topics: /NOW

Student Loan Interest Hike Heads to Senate

by Julianne Hing on May 7 2012, 5:25PM

Democrats and Republicans agree that student loan interest rates shouldn’t be increased, but have very different ideas about who should pay to stave off those hikes.

Topics: /NOW, Schools & Youth

President Obama Slow Jams the News for Student Loans

by Julianne Hing on April 25 2012, 11:08AM

With some help from The Roots on “Late Night with Jimmy Fallon.”

Topics: /NOW, Schools & Youth

Bankruptcy Attorneys Report Major Jump in Student Loan Debtors

Bankruptcy Attorneys Report Major Jump in Student Loan Debtors

by Jorge Rivas on February 8 2012, 11:11AM

The United States faces a real possibility of another major economic threat on a par with the devastating home mortgage crisis, according to the survey.

Topics: Economy, /NOW

Beyoncé 'Countdown' Parody: Student Loan Countdown

Beyoncé ‘Countdown’ Parody: Student Loan Countdown

by Jorge Rivas on January 4 2012, 7:12PM

The star of “Shit White Girls Say…to Black Girls” has a few more videos to share.

Topics: Celebrate Love, /NOW

Here's Who Pays the $1 Trillion in Student Debt Obama Aims to Ease Infographic

Here’s Who Pays the $1 Trillion in Student Debt Obama Aims to Ease

by Julianne Hing, Hatty Lee on October 28 2011, 10:45AM

This week the president issued an executive order meant to help millions of Americans who are drowning in student debt. Here’s what the relief could look like for students of color.

Topics: Schools & Youth

Rhode Island to Offer In-State Tuition to Undocumented Students

Rhode Island to Offer In-State Tuition to Undocumented Students

by Jorge Rivas on September 27 2011, 1:11PM

Rhode Island joins 13 other states that offer in-state tuition, scholarships or student loans to undocumented students.

Topics: Schools & Youth

Study: White Students More Likely to Win College Scholarships

Study: White Students More Likely to Win College Scholarships

by Jorge Rivas on September 12 2011, 10:51AM

Think there aren’t enough scholarships benefiting white students? Think again.

Topics: Schools & Youth

As College Students Return to School, They Pay More Than Ever For It

As College Students Return to School, They Pay More Than Ever For It

by Julianne Hing on August 26 2011, 10:43AM

The prestigious University of California system is the latest public school in which students are now paying more than the state. As a result, say researchers, black students in particular will graduate with massive debt.

Topics: Back to School, Economy, Schools & Youth

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