Gap in college-going between richest and poorest students remains same as in 1970s, when Congress created Pell Grants
In 2000, 90 percent of UC Berkeley freshmen came from California; by 2012, it was down to 71 percent. Why?
Congratulations, One Dupont. You are now officially carrying the water for the worst of the for-profit higher education industry. On Monday, the American Council on Education (ACE) sent a letter to the House Committee on Education and the Workforce supporting Republican legislation that would overturn just about every effort that the Obama administration has made… Read more »
Kudos to Amanda Graves, a high school senior in New Jersey, for calling attention to one of the most cynical games that selective colleges play to boost their prestige. In a column in the Washington Post on Monday, Graves wrote about how she has received letters and emails from top colleges urging her to apply… Read more »
At a time of low interest rates, our guard may be down when it comes to the dangers of taking out private student loans. After all, families with excellent credit may be able to obtain loans with interest rates lower than those available in the federal loan program. Perhaps that helps explain why more than… Read more »