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As college-bound students weigh their options, they often look to the various statistics that universities trumpet — things like the high number of applications, high test scores, and low acceptance rate... Read more...
Watch Educating Sergeant Pantzke on PBS. See more from FRONTLINE. For-profit colleges promise veterans a high quality degree -- but do they deliver? Frontline investigates. Read more...
Originally posted to ProPublica by Marian Wang: A few months after he buried his son, Francisco Reynoso began getting notices in the mail. Then the debt collectors came calling. "They would say, 'We don't care what happened with your Read more...
Peter Adamson with the Office of Research at the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF), discusses the international data contained in <a href="http://www.unicef-irc.org/">Report Card 10</a>, a first-ever analysis of new data from the European Union's Statistics on Income and Living Conditions household surveys reveals the extent of child poverty and child deprivation in the world’s advanced economies. Read more...
This is the world we live in now, folks. One where conservatives think students borrowing money from the government is an "entitlement." Back in the days when people were sane, we used to believe paying for our young people to be educated was an Read more...

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What an exciting time to be on campus—Mitt Romney is reaching out to college students! He's got all sorts of ideas about how to help students out with loans, and the kind of support that only comes from a GOP candidate. But, even as Mitt Read more...
MSNBC's Lawrence O'Donnell invited Georgetown University law student Sandra Fluke to respond to Rush Limbaugh's latest attack on her, this time for daring send out a tweet on the fact that interest rates are going to to up on student loans if Read more...
Oh, poor Rick Santorum. You think St. Stephen, Christianity's first martyr, had problems? Not compared to Rick, who says he was "singled out" and "ridiculed" in college for his conservative views -- although no one actually remembers him having Read more...
On this Sunday's Meet the Press, host David Gregory did a fairly good job of pointing out that it was somewhat hypocritical of Rick Santorum to be criticizing President Obama for wanting all Americans to have an opportunity to go to college when Read more...
Occupy Wall Street, take a bow. Read more...