Will Education Secretary Betsy Devos Protect Federal Student Aid?
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Will Education Secretary Betsy Devos Protect Federal Student Aid?

By Charlene Crowell (NNPA Newswire Columnist) An old adage teaches, ‘if at first you don’t…

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Hillary Clinton to Roll out $350 Billion, 10-Year College Affordability Plan
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Hillary Clinton to Roll out $350 Billion, 10-Year College Affordability Plan

Dan Merica, CNN   NEW YORK (CNN.com) — Hillary Clinton will roll out her college…

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Pitfalls to Avoid When Making a Student Loan
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Pitfalls to Avoid When Making a Student Loan

By Charlene Crowell NNPA Columnist   If you are a college student, a recent college…

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Trade Schools Have to Find Grads Jobs, or Lose Financial Aid
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Trade Schools Have to Find Grads Jobs, or Lose Financial Aid

ANNE FLAHERTY, Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — Exotic dancers hired as admissions counselors. Recruiters told…

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A Quiet Revolution in Helping Lift the Burden of Student Debt
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A Quiet Revolution in Helping Lift the Burden of Student Debt

(New York Times) – Has the student loan crisis already been solved? This might seem an absurd…

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Higher Ed Reforms Will Hurt Students of Color
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Higher Ed Reforms Will Hurt Students of Color

  By Jazelle Hunt NNPA Washington Correspondent WASHINGTON (NNPA) – Last year, in an effort…

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Upcoming Changes to PLUS Loans May Help Blacks
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Upcoming Changes to PLUS Loans May Help Blacks

By Freddie Allen NNPA Washington Correspondent WASHINGTON (NNPA) – This fall, the Department of Education…

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With Decimal Mistake, Students Become Millionaires
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With Decimal Mistake, Students Become Millionaires

KIMBERLY HEFLING, AP Education Writer WASHINGTON (AP) — Low-income students have inadvertently presented themselves as…

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Working Hurts Finances of Blacks Working Way Through College
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Working Hurts Finances of Blacks Working Way Through College

By Freddie Allen NNPA Washington Correspondent WASHINGTON (NNPA) – More than 60 percent of Black…

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‘Gainful Employment’ Rule Throws Black Students for a Loss
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‘Gainful Employment’ Rule Throws Black Students for a Loss

By Harry C. Alford NNPA Columnist Last week, the Obama Administration declared war on 1…

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