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  • As it drew to a close, student loan observers were saying 2014 would go down as the year of regulation. The White House, the Senate HELP Committee, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) and activist state attorneys general went after loan servicers and for-profit colleges that abused borrowers, the pawns that this game couldn’t be played without.
  • Will this trend continue in 2015?
  • With Republicans in...
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  • College wasn’t right for Daniel Gamez when he first tried it as a recent high school graduate nearly two decades ago. The Texas economy was booming; he was in a hurry to start working. He couldn’t see how the things he was learning in college would help him get a job, and he dropped out before the end of his first semester.
  • It’s an all too common story. The overwhelming majority of American high school students say...
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  • In his State of the Union address last week, President Obama detailed "a bold new plan to lower the cost of community college--to zero." Under his plan, community college tuition would be waived for students who maintain a C+ average and receive credits that can be transferred to a four-year college or are earned in an occupational training program.
  • While the plan's $60 billion price tag dooms it before a Republican-...
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  • The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business will live the adage "two heads are better than one" for a few months during a changing of the guard later this year.
  • Throughout March and April, the Tampa-based accrediting body and membership association for business schools worldwide will have two leaders. Tom Robinson will share the president and CEO title with John J. Fernandes until Fernandes retires May 1....
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  • By: Dr. Andrew Shean, Ashford University
    • We’ve all seen the headlines about mounting student debt -- more than $1 trillion -- unemployed graduates moving back in with mom and dad, ever-increasing tuition, layoffs at colleges and dramatically reduced government support for public institutions. Even Harvard lost money last year. This economic shortfall isn’t happening on the fringes, and it should serve as a wake-up call...