Average Student Debt is $29,400 and Climbing
And it’s risen by an average of six percent every year for the last five years.
How For-Profit Schools Exploit Students: A Visual Primer
Susie Cagle makes some jaw-dropping, hard to digest numbers simple.
Study: Only 37 Percent of Students Can Repay Loans on Time
And with 15 percent of black college grads out of work, that number’s likely to go up.
Rep. Virginia Foxx to Lead GOP Attack on Higher Education
The North Carolina Republican is opposed to loan reform and, apparently, graduation.
Controversial For-Profit Schools Attack Community Colleges
After months of criticism, they’re not going down without a fight.
For-Profit Schools Leave Students With Debt They Can't Repay
New Department of Education data has the numbers to prove it.
Americans Owe More In Student Loans Than Credit Cards
Defaults are on the rise as well, and people of color are most likely to fall behind.
Latinos Key to Obama's College Grad Goal, Administration Says
President touts his victories in higher ed reform while Secretary Duncan talks up Latino efforts.
Federal Probe Catches For-Profit Schools Preying on Poor Students
Recruiters asked GAO investigators posing as students to falsify financial aid documents.
One In Five Default On Their Student Loans
And students of color are more likely to have debt they can’t pay from for-profit, career schools.