WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Legislation to allow student loan borrowers to refinance at lower interest rates failed to clear a procedural hurdle in the U.S. Senate on Wednesday, dooming a measure that was Democratic
The president will issue an executive order Monday in the name of easing student borrowers’ debt loads by capping repayments at 10 percent of their monthly income, the White House confirmed to POLITICO.
The average SAT scores for the high school class of 2013 remained stagnant from the previous year and fewer than half of the students who graduated were prepared for the rigors of college, officials said.
The Jed Foundation, a national non-profit organization that advocates suicide prevention among college students, has named the first 30 colleges to receive a 'seal of approval' for their respective mental
The Typical College Student Is Not A 'Typical' College Student (And Other Fun College Demographics Data)
When most people in business, the media, or politics talk about “college,” they are referring to tree-lined idylls filled with prestigious libraries and terrible dining hall food. They are talking about
But the majority of parents still expect their kids to go. Average yearly tuition at a four-year college has risen to over $21,000, student loan debt is at an all-time high, and the unemployment rate recent
As the Education Department gathers a panel to rewrite controversial for-profit college regulations, the motto might as well be “the more things change, the more they stay the same.” The quest to regulate
President Barack Obama signed into law Friday a measure restoring lower interest rates for student loans, pledging the hard-fought compromise would be just the first step in a broader, concerted fight
It’s dismaying how easy it is to screw up college. I don’t know exactly when, why, or how it happened, but important things are breaking down in the US higher education system. Whether or not this system
On Thursday, thousands of 18-year-olds will be opening an envelope containing A-level results that for many will be their passport to university. Yet new figures on access to higher education out last
Over most of the past century, researchers have been trying to determine whether there's any link between religion and intelligence. The studies haven't all come to the same conclusion, but a group of
Does Siri make us lazy? Does Facebook make us lonely? Does Twitter make us stupid? Will Google Glass make twitching, distracted Glassholes of us all? If you've read a magazine, listened to a radio show,
About half of the outstanding $1 trillion in federal student loan debt in the U.S. isn’t being repaid. And 1 out of 8 borrowers are defaulting on their loans despite unprecedented federal attempts to An
Student loan debt has surpassed $1 trillion and yet the cost of college tuition continues to rise. Instagrad launched its attempt to solve this problem today. The startup has built a crowdfunding platform