Many of the Americans getting this debt relief are nurses, teachers, first responders, Peace Corps volunteers and social workers.
A better measure of success could be to judge the impact a university has to change the course of a student’s life.
The Supreme Court rejected President Joe Biden’s student loan program that aimed at delivering up to $20,000 of relief per borrower.
In its present form, the new Higher Education Bill lacks a governance framework that addresses the complaints of fee-paying students.
Student loans offer access to higher education, but should low performing students face restrictions on borrowing? Our research suggests not.
A finance expert explains why President Biden’s student loan forgiveness program got blocked – and what’s next for student loan borrowers in search of relief.
Course closures have more to do with student demand than government regulation of employment outcomes.
A scholar of the ancient Near East explains how loan forgiveness was handled thousands of years ago in the Bible and royal decrees.
A graduate tax would remove the language of debt from the system.
When researchers examined the outcomes for cases to discharge student loan debt, they found that judges are often biased against people based on their gender and other factors.
The government’s proposals may affect the most disadvantaged students.
Student loan debt can hurt borrowers, but the pain is even greater when the borrower is taking out a student loan for their child, new research shows.
With high fees and COVID restrictions in place, student satisfaction in England is on the downturn. How should they think about the value of their studies?
Student loan debt has long been considered a drag on the economy. But will canceling it actually do much to spur spending? An economist weighs in.
Canadians’ publicly funded post-secondary education system has been eroded over time, diminishing the promise it once held to protect people from poverty. We should demand change.
The student loans system is just another source of financial gender inequality.
A new survey shows that people with advanced degrees make more money starting out on the same jobs as those with just bachelor’s degrees. But there’s more to the story, two sociologists note.
Two experts in higher education policy explain the high hurdles that must be cleared to use bankruptcy to escape crushing student loan debt.
West Texas A&M University President Walter Wendler set out to visit high school students throughout the Texas Panhandle and the South Plains with a simple message about student loans.
African American students are taking on significantly more debt than white students to earn advanced degrees. Is it worth it?