Tag: student loans
Annie Waldman: Who Keeps Billions of Taxpayer Dollars Flowing to For-Profit Colleges? These GuysNovember 2015
Accreditation agencies are supposed to make sure that colleges are putting students in a position to succeed. That’s not happening at schools overseen by one accreditor in particular.
Astra Taylor and Hannah Appel: Education With a Debt SentenceSeptember 2014
For-profit colleges have become American Dream crushers and factories of debt.
Robert Reich: Why Ordinary People Bear Economic Risks and Donald Trump Doesn’tSeptember 2014
In America, people with lots of money can easily avoid the consequences of bad bets and big losses by cashing out at the first sign of trouble.
Paul Kiel: Protecting Soldiers from Predatory LendingJune 2014
To protect service members, the Defense Department plans broad ban on high-cost loans.
Marian Wang: As Parents Struggle to Repay College Loans for Their Children, Taxpayers Also Stand to LoseApril 2014
Why qualifying for financial assistance isn't always good news.
Robert Reich: Who to Tax, Polluters or Students?July 2013
Why Republican congressmen want to tax college students to pay down the deficit.