A new crop of online student lending services is approaching its first full semester in business. Will the "people to people" model catch on as a new source of alternative loans?
Hoping to draw more community colleges into the federal loan program, 2 groups urge Education Department to make it clearer that few borrowers at 2-year institutions fail to repay their loans.
As usual sources of financial backing dry up, Illinois and North Carolina loan providers work with state credit unions to ensure continued flow of funds to student borrowers.
After months of relative silence on student loans, New York's attorney general reaches settlements with lenders (valued at $1.4 million) over their marketing directly to borrowers.
Congressional leaders agree to extend for a year the "temporary" law that has been credited with ensuring availability of federal student loans.
Proportion of 2006 borrowers who failed to repay student loans grew, with career institutions leading the way.
Long-simmering tension between state student aid commission and its student loan subsidiary boils over into accusation of federal rule breaking.
In response to student loan crunch, Spelman College pioneers new initiative to help students at risk of not graduating because of serious financial shortfalls.
Federal appeals court sides with student loan borrower in bankruptcy fight with the country's biggest loan guarantee agency.
46% of private colleges report that some students have "stopped out" of school or shifted to part-time study because they could not get private loans to pay tuition.
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