Student Aid and Loans

Student Aid and Loans
Richard Cordray
Feb 27, 2014
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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December 23, 2011
Negotiators tapped to debate mostly technical changes in student loan rules have more of an activist bent.
December 22, 2011
Report explores the deepening crisis in law schools and what the rest of higher education can learn from it.
December 16, 2011
A budget compromise would slightly increase funding for the National Institutes of Health and change eligibility for the largest federal grant program for college students.
December 1, 2011
A Congressional subcommittee and Education Secretary Arne Duncan are both taking steps to address rising tuition costs.
November 29, 2011
Washington State creates public-private scholarship where corporate donors call the shots on how to spend and invest the fund, which includes state money.
November 15, 2011
Student debt has emerged as a major focus of the protests. Some worry that prospective students are hearing the wrong message -- while others see important shifts in the political debate about borrowing.
November 7, 2011
A few small private colleges are following the lead of law schools, using a loan repayment program to help students perform service work immediately after graduation.
October 26, 2011
With tuition continuing to rise, College Board reports find the burden of paying for college shifting from states to the federal government.
October 19, 2011
U.S. study shows that growth of non-need-based grants contributed to shift of college and state aid toward higher-income students.
October 10, 2011
Governor signs bill to give aid to undocumented students, and rejects bill that would have tried to undo state ban on consideration of race in admissions decisions.

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