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Automation and Education

Automation is going to replace factory jobs. Low skill manufacturing work will soon go extinct. Just like the coal miner jobs went away after new technology was invented. 376 more words

California Democratic Lawmakers Unveil Plan They Hope Would Help Eliminate Need For Student Loans

SACRMENTO (CBSLA.com) — California Democratic lawmakers Monday announced a proposal that would help college students reduce student-loan debt or eliminate the need for it. They called it the nation’s most ambitious plan to fight spiraling student debt. 94 more words

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Before College: Problems With Beginning at Community Colleges

The financial reasons for beginning at a community college are compelling. But this isn’t necessarily what’s best for every student. Problems along the way undermine some students’ ability to complete an affordable higher education. 412 more words

College Affordability

Givling: The Startup on a Mission to Eradicate Student Debt

I signed up for Givling during their earliest days, and didn’t put much more thought into it. Their aim was simple: provide something akin to a freemium trivia game, and use the profits to pay off student loan debt. 592 more words

Study: Area Residents Crushed By College Debt | Congressman and State Rep Seeking to Help Ease the Pain

Sunday, February 26, 2017 || By Michael Romain & Igor Studenkov || @maywoodnews

According to a recent study by LendEDU, which describes itself as “a marketplace for student loans and student loan refinance,” 70 percent of college graduates who live in the 7th Congressional District — which covers all or parts of Maywood, Bellwood, Broadview and Melrose Park — leave school with debt. 533 more words

Government

Student loan debt now totals over $1.3 trillion

Student loans are a sore subject among college students, especially with steady increases in tuition and other costs of higher education nationwide. For example, the average cost of just a single college credit is $594.46, according to a… 344 more words

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Go to School They Said

As a kid they all told us to go to the school but what they didn’t tell us was that we would be  accompanied by a large sum of debt.  369 more words