President is expected to permanently sign into law lower student loan interest rates, but borrowers eligibility is limited on other fronts.
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July 06, 2012
June 12, 2012
U.S. Department of Education releases new college cost lists on the College Affordability and Transparency Center.
June 05, 2012
Leaders from 10 higher education systems agree to new transparency model in communicating with students after a meeting with Obama administration officials today.
June 01, 2012
U.S. Department of Education announces a $8.7 million College Savings Account Research Demonstration Project to help students in GEAR UP program pay for higher education.
May 30, 2012
Canadian students turn out in thousands to protest tuition hikes.
May 30, 2012
US PIRG issues report critical of colleges entering relationships with banks that leave students with high fees.
May 15, 2012
Survey from Rutgers researchers looks at early job experience of new college grads and desire to rethink college path.
May 01, 2012
Study of Louisiana community college students shows academic preparation was strongest indicator of success over being a recipient of financial aid.
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...