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Black Collegians Rely on Loans More Than Other Groups

Black students rely more on student loans to pay for college than other racial groups in the U.S. and theyre less likely to pay off the debt, according to a study. Student debt today has a color, Sara Goldrick-Rab , the study's lead author, said ... Bloomberg, 3 hours ago

Royal Society Announces New Round of Esteemed Wolfson Research Merit Awards

R (Targeted News Service Via Acquire Media NewsEdge) LONDON, Aug. 29 -- The Royal Society issued the following news release: Jointly funded by the Wolfson Foundation and the Department for Business, Innovation and Skills (BIS), the scheme aims to ...
 TMC Net3 days ago

Corinthian Says Regulator Curtails Sales of Loan Assets

Corinthian Colleges Inc. Corinthian, based in Santa Ana, California, sold a portfolio of loans to an unspecified buyer for about $19 million on Aug. 20, it said today in a regulatory filing As a condition to entering settlement talks, Corinthian ...
 BusinessWeek1 week ago Corinthian to Sell or Shut All Schools as Government Clamps Down  GARP2 months ago

Obama College Ratings Drive Wedge as State Schools Show Support

State universities are backing President Barack Obama 's proposed scorecard for U.S. colleges in the hope it will steer more federal aid to them and away from underperforming for-profit institutions. Student aid won't be around in 10 years if we ...
 Bloomberg1 week ago

Colleges Would Face New Penalties Under Sexual-Assault Bill

Colleges would be required to provide confidential advisers for sexual-assault victims and face new penalties for failing to comply with existing laws under a bill introduced today by a bipartisan group of U.S. senators. The proposal, designed to ...
 BusinessWeek1 month ago College Sexual-Assault Bill Would Require Confidential Advisers  Bloomberg1 month ago One-Fifth of Colleges in U.S. Survey Lack Sex Assault Training  BusinessWeek1 month ago

Corinthian Outspent Harvard on Lobbying as It Faced Collapse

Corinthian Colleges Inc. The for-profit company, which agreed to shut or sell its 107 campuses after the government limited its access to student aid, spent $320,000 on lobbying in the quarter ended June 30, according to public disclosures.
 BusinessWeek1 month ago Corinthian Spent $320,000 on Lobbying Amid Demise  Bloomberg1 month ago

Professor Obama Grades U.S. Colleges, Finds It Tests Him

Grading U.S. colleges is harder than it seems. The Education Department, charged by President Barack Obama to create a system rating more than 5,000 campuses on graduation rates, student debt and other outcomes, is finding that calibrating the ...
 Bloomberg2 weeks ago

Corinthian Subpoenaed for Records on Student Outcomes, Debt

Corinthian Colleges Inc. , the for-profit chain in the process of selling or shutting its campuses, received a grand jury subpoena for records including student-loan defaults and job placement. The Aug. 8 subpoena from the U.S. Attorney's Office ...
 Bloomberg2 weeks ago

Ebola, Gaza Fears Prompt Colleges to Call Students Home

Jaclyn and Kelly Roache have something in common that most sisters don't. Both were evacuated in different years from the Middle East while studying abroad through their U.S. colleges. Jaclyn, 19, a rising sophomore in Jerusalem this summer, flew ...
 BusinessWeek2 weeks ago NYU to Tuskegee Pull U.S. Students From Abroad Amid Ebola, Gaza  Bloomberg2 weeks ago

Student debt crackdown crushes Corinthian shares

For four years, the U.S. Education Department has threatened to rein in for-profit colleges and their soaring student debt. Now it has found a way. The department has taken its toughest regulatory action ever against a for-profit college: putting ...
 MSN Money1 month ago Corinthian's Collapse Shows How U.S. Can Force For-Profit Colleges Out of Business  BusinessWeek1 month ago Corinthian Takedown Signals Tougher Education Agency Enforcement  Bloomberg1 month ago
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