Stories tagged: college loans
Sun., Sept. 2, 2018
The Pell Grant was the chief way poor kids could get a higher education, and a key way the country kept its promises about the equality of opportunity.
Thu., June 15, 2017, 10:29 a.m.
The Trump administration is suspending two key rules from the Obama administration that were intended to protect students from predatory for-profit colleges, saying it will soon start the process to …
UPDATED: Thu., April 13, 2017, 6:59 p.m.
College students would get more financial information on loans under state Senate bill
UPDATED: Wed., Sept. 30, 2015, 9:56 p.m.
Congress fails to reauthorize Perkins Loans, the nation’s oldest federal loan program for college students.
Tue., Aug. 11, 2015
WASHINGTON – Calling for a “new college compact,” Hillary Rodham Clinton on Monday unveiled a $350 billion plan aimed at making college more affordable and reducing the crushing burden of …
Sun., March 31, 2013
Scott Anderson knew he wanted to go into veterinary medicine, a profession shared by his father and his uncle. Affording the degree, however, posed a challenge. “It’s incredibly expensive,” said …
Sun., Aug. 7, 2011
NEW YORK – College is already expensive. Now the government’s 11th-hour agreement to raise the debt ceiling is set to push costs higher. That’s particularly true for those pursuing advanced …
Sun., July 17, 2011
NEW YORK – School isn’t over yet for recent college graduates. Their next test is figuring out how to repay student loans. It’s easy to become complacent about student loans …