Study of Louisiana community college students shows academic preparation was strongest indicator of success over being a recipient of financial aid.
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May 01, 2012
April 25, 2012
Report from Education Sector suggests education tax credits be eliminated and funds redirected to supporting low-income students through Pell Grants.
April 23, 2012
The cry to keep federal student-loan interest rates from doubling in July is getting louder. On Saturday, President Obama dedicated his weekly radio address to the call to stop federally subsidized Stafford loans from rising from the current 3.4 percent to 6.8 percent. He is taking his message on t...
April 11, 2012
Consumer Financial Protection Bureau unveils new interactive web tool, the Financial Aid Comparison Shopper.
April 11, 2012
Higher education groups weigh in on discussion over college affordability and benefits of a degree.
March 29, 2012
Stress and economic concerns up among college applicants, according to Princeton Review survey.
March 22, 2012
U.S. Rep. Karen Bass proposes amendment to stop federal student loan interest rates from doubling in July.
March 21, 2012
Survey of students with college debt shows many didn't understand terms going into the loan process.
March 16, 2012
New report from executives in higher education reveals drop in per student college funding from state and local government, while tuition increases rise to make up the difference
March 15, 2012
U.S.Senator Coons to introduce American Dream Act Accounts to encourage low-income students to plan and save for college