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Student debt in four countries

by Rhett

An International Final Four: Which Country Handles Student Debt Best?
In America, college student loan defaults are a really big problem. In Australia? No worries.

McDonald's Expands Worker Tuition Benefits, Citing Tax Law

NEW YORK (AP) — McDonald’s, citing the new U.S. tax law and the tightening job market, is expanding its 3-year-old education benefits program, tripling the amount of money some workers can get each year to help pay for college or trade school tuition. 173 more words


I'll take US Higher Education for $400, Alex

By Watson Scott Swail, President & Senior Research Scholar, Educational Policy Institute

Alex: Well, we have a barn burner today, folks. Scott, you’re still in command of the board and close to clinching, so go ahead and make a selection. 955 more words

College and Government Do-goodery

I read an article this morning over at themaven.net about how colleges in America are starting to die. Everyone seems to understand that there is something wrong, but few talk about what actually went wrong. 890 more words

Broken Systems

How Much is College Going to Cost?

We all know that college is expensive. It’s daunting to think about sending a son or daughter off to school and how you’re going to pay for it. 1,308 more words

Affording College

15 to Finish More Complicated Than it Sounds

By Watson Scott Swail, President & Senior Research Scholar, Educational Policy Institute

Did you know that only one third of four-year public students who earn a bachelor’s degree do so in four years? 1,325 more words