New York City Consumer Agency Investigating Four For-Profit Colleges

The New York City Department of Consumer Affairs has begun an investigation into four for-profit collegesover concerns about students’ dropout and loan-default rates, and the ways in which students are recruited in the first place. For-profit colleges have been under...
If You Work at Starbucks, You Can Now Go to College for Free

If You Work at Starbucks, You Can Now Go to College for Free

Starbucks really wants its baristas to have a shot at a college diploma. The coffee company just announced that it is expanding its tuition reimbursement plan to cover the cost of four years of college instead of just the two years it began covering last summer....
The Student Debt Revolt Might Just Work

The Student Debt Revolt Might Just Work

It started out as a few people refusing to repay student loans in protest of alleged predatory lending by for-profit Corinthian Colleges. But the “debt strike” has turned into a movement of over 100 students who may now have a real chance of getting the government to...

A Little-Known Student Loan Protection Remains Mired In Mystery

They were searching for a way to help thousands of students nationwide who had been mired in debt by predatory for-profit colleges. And a group of Democratic senators found the solution buried deep in a federal promissory note signed by every student who takes out...