Students across the country have been defrauded by for-profit schools. Fine print in their enrollment contracts has stopped them from bringing their cases to court, but new rules could help.
From student loans to Title IX, Betsy DeVos has had a busy six months in office. But despite numerous reversals of Obama-era guidelines, little has come in the way of tangible policy.
About 44 million Americans are still paying off student loan debt. But it didn't always used to be this way. As the perceived purpose of a college education changed, so too did the way we pay for it.
The current system disproportionately limits opportunities for young people from low-income backgrounds.
More than half of American families aren't able to save a dime to cover the cost of college, and the 529 college savings plan has done almost nothing to change that.
Education experts discuss changes to schools and universities following the federal treasurer's budget speech.
We shouldn't take the government’s own budgetary savings rationale at face value.
Students will now have to pay back more of their loan, and repay quicker.
Gonski funding was scrapped and the vocational education sector got a new student loan system. Here's what else happened in education this year...
Students aspiring to veterinary education are investing in the hope that it will return value. The reality, however, is different.
A flat-rate fee on all student loans is a fairer economic proposal.
Placing greater control over student fees will not lift the quality of student outcomes and ensure the integrity of the qualifications issued.
A "buy now, pay later" model is well suited to financing higher education. Commercial bank loans are not viable. Government-backed loans with income-contingent repayment are the fair solution.
What do low-income students really need to complete college? Here is a roundup of articles from our experts.
Tanzania's government has uncovered evidence of 2 000 "ghost" students who are fraudulently obtaining loans. This costs the country and other students dearly.
Three out of 10 students borrow the maximum amount available to them as loans. How well do students understand the long-term costs of borrowing?
Here's why some English universities are raising their tuition fees again.
How far will Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton's proposals on student loans benefit their college-going voters?
The huge problem of youth unemployment in South Africa appears to be getting worse. New research will hopefully amplify their voices and inform more realistic interventions to combat the monster.
About 10 million borrowers in the government's main student loan program are struggling to make their payments, yet unlike other types of debt, it's next to impossible to have it forgiven.