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The Educational Industrial Complex

It is hardly an original thought to lament higher education in this country. It has been a regular pastime of every cultural critic and an open invitation to people of all political stripes. 823 more words


Further Education: It’s Not Just About University

According to the Australian Bureau of Statistics, 53 per cent of young people in full-time education or training were in current employment, with the average work rate 16 hours a week. 485 more words

Articles And News

Higher Education - Not What it Used to Be

The Economist looks at Higher Education in American and examines whether the cost is truly ‘worth it’ for most American students now pursuing 4-year degrees. 8 more words


Student money: High-flying career never materialized — but debt remains

Readers blog about their pursuit of higher education in response to the Financial Post’s series of stories on student debt:

I graduated with $130,000 in student loans to become a pilot.

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Personal Finance

Congress Votes to End Corporate Loan-Sharking of Students

This is very good news:

Ending one of the fiercest lobbying fights in Washington, Congress voted Thursday to force commercial banks out of the federal student loan market, cutting off billions of dollars in profits in a sweeping restructuring of financial-aid programs and redirecting most of the money to new education initiatives.

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