An interview with Ted Mitchell, the third-highest ranking official at the Education Department and the person charged with overseeing the country’s higher education policy.
On Friday, the Treasury Department said it sold its remaining stake in auto lender Ally Financial.
Think they push you hard? You should see what they do to themselves.
While colleges have moved away from credit card agreements, they have inked more deals to market debit and prepaid cards.
Democrats are calling on the Department of Education to forgive the debt of thousands of students who attended the failing for-profit giant Corinthian Colleges.
The measure, championed by Senate Democrats, would cut Pell Grants in order to free up money to pay companies that collect student loans on behalf of the Department of Education.
529 college savings plans are widely hailed as the best options to save for education.
Colleges have added too many unnecessary degree requirements and remedial courses that keep students in school for much longer than needed, according to a new report.
The ECMC Group agreed last week to take over half of Corinthian Colleges’ 107 campuses.
It was easier for states to explain away massive divestment in higher education when the economy was teetering on the bring of collapse, but as the economy and state budgets recover, albeit slowly, schools are less willing to accept that states can’t step up to keep costs down.