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The Atlantic: The Myth of the Student-Loan Crisis This month, college-admission letters are being accompanied by national anxiety over the growing “student-debt crisis."
CNN: The cost of college: a balancing act One of the president’s education goals is for the U.S.to have the world’s highest proportion of college graduates. America is ranked behind Russia, Canada, and several other countries in this category, according to the College Board.
Stateline: Higher education funds begin slow recovery When Iowa Gov. Terry Branstad stumped recently for increased higher education funding to keep tuition down, he was doing so in direct opposition to fellow Republican legislators who control the state House of Representatives. It didn’t worry him.
The Atlantic: What's More Expensive Than College? Not Going to College There is a cost to not educating young people. The evidence is around us and all over the world.
The Chronicle of Higher Education: Graduates of For-Profits Lag Behind Their Peers in Earnings and Employment, Study Finds Six years after they enter college, students from for-profit institutions are employed at lower rates and earn less than their peers, according to a study by three scholars from Harvard University.
Library Journal: Assault on Public Education From the Bell Tower There’s been considerable debate lately on whether everyone needs to go to college. If funding trends stay the same or worsen, it may not matter. Only the elite will be able to afford it.
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