The rate at which private colleges discounted their tuition crept ever closer to 50 percent in 2014, drawing warnings about unsustainability.
With policy proposals flying, Lumina Foundation aims to start a discussion about what's reasonable for a typical student and her family to pay for college. Let the debate begin.
Education Department will stop giving colleges information from federal form about students' college preferences, which critics said disadvantaged some students during the admissions and financial aid process.
On social media and in person, student activists zero in on financial aid administrators' annual conference.
The gap between wealthy universities and the rest of the pack is widening at an ever faster pace, leaving low-income students in the lurch.
"Promise program" scholarships are appealing to cities and counties looking to boost their local educational achievement. But it's too early to say for sure that the programs work.
The number of students refusing to repay the loans they took out to attend a for-profit college swells to 100 -- and meeting with U.S. officials gives them a boost.
President Obama announced a series of executive actions aimed at improving and centralizing the customer service experience of borrowers with federal student loans.
College Board's annual reports give evidence that rising tuition prices and college debt may not go on forever. Tuition increases are slowing, as education borrowing declines slightly.
Lobbying for changes to key aid program for low-income students, New America Foundation study points to tricks colleges play with Pell Grants.
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