The central point of the Georgetown report, that the recession was much milder for people with bachelor's and advanced degrees, is correct, but it's correct because the economy always treats people with higher educational attainment better.
The Senate Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions (HELP) committee, headed by Sen. Tom Harkin (D-Ia.), is out with a long promised report on the for-profit college industry, and almost every finding is a doozy. Let's break it down, point by point.
The New York Fed keeps detailed data of the state of consumer debt in the United States and is out with its latest data on student debt from the first quarter of this year. Unsurprisingly, it's still going up.