Gillibrand says bill is ‘just common sense’
Bill would force Federal Reserve to lend tuition money to students at discounted interested rates
Senator wants Fed money to ‘fund our students, keep us competitive and grow our middle class’
HBCUs get special federal funding, while students graduate at low rates and default on loans at high levels
With the reward of a college degree decreasing, many students and parents will end up as debt slaves.
American students owe over $1 trillion in student loan debt
The 1980 film Caddyshack is an accidental time capsule that proves the absurdity of college costs today
Student loan debt has been on the rise for many American households since 2007
Without congressional action, interest rates are set to spike from 3.4 percent to 6.8 percent on July 1
We need to have an adult conversation about Pell Grants.
A round-up of some of this week’s biggest developments on Capitol Hill.
The president is threatening to block GOP efforts to extend a student loan subsidy program he claims to support.
Federal education spending is very wasteful, but also very popular.
Plan may help Obama win support from middle-class parents and young voters
The status quo is unsustainable.
When student loans don’t get repaid, debts are going to be transferred from the borrower to the taxpayer
‘We’ve got a different idea of America, a more generous America’ than the one offered by his political rivals
Some interesting education stories from 2011 that you may have missed.
Why the Occupy Wall Street crowd is wrong about student loans.