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Student Aid and Loans
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Consumer protection bureau's first action against a for-profit college signals how aggressively the watchdog agency plans to use its enforcement powers in the industry.

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July 12, 2012
In white paper, economists say perception is "worse than reality" and that students and families should view higher education as long-term investment, not a good they consume.
July 6, 2012
Cornell pulls back from its aid policy, restoring some borrowing for new students with family incomes of $60,000 to $75,000. Will more colleges follow?
July 6, 2012
Yes, campuses should contain tuition and financial aid should be available. But students have responsibility, too, writes Aaron Broadus: They should choose a college they can afford.
July 2, 2012
Federal court finds that Education Dept. lacked adequate justification for one key measure in new regulations.
June 29, 2012
Backlash to "college for all" heats up, again, thanks to the recession and presidential election. The counter-narrative sells in the media, and could hurt public funding of colleges.
June 27, 2012
Senate leaders agree on a way to keep interest rate on federally subsidized student loans at 3.4 percent for another year, in part by limiting eligibility for the loans.
June 25, 2012
States awarded more aid in 2010-11 than they did the year before, despite continuing budget cuts, a new report finds.
June 22, 2012
The Obama administration’s push to standardize financial aid packets will do little to address college affordability, writes R. Barbara Gitenstein.
June 14, 2012
Responses to Consumer Financial Protection Bureau's request for borrowers' stories on private student loans reveal familiar complaints, but it's unclear what steps the agency might recommend.
June 13, 2012
Education Department releases its second annual compilation of most expensive colleges by sticker and net price, but this year, officials focus on the role state budget cuts have played in recent increases.

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