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The Student Loan Shuffle

Apr 24, 2012
Since last fall, one million borrowers have had their federal student loans randomly assigned to new loan-servicing companies, all nonprofits or subsidiaries of nonprofit organizations, thanks to a little-known provision in the 2010 healthcare overhaul.

OWS, The American Dream and You

Oct 15, 2011
Taking a cue from the 99 percenters, some conservatives are hoping to make their own play on demographics by redirecting the national discourse about class struggle and revising the cherished American story of meritocracy for these, our troubled times.

Record Debt for the Class of 2011

May 10, 2011
American college students set to graduate this spring will do so with a special distinction. According to the National Center for Education Statistics, with an average student debt of $22,900, the class of 2011 is the most indebted ever.

Obama Signs Student Loan Legislation

Mar 31, 2010
President Barack Obama made the short trip to Northern Virginia Community College on Tuesday to put the final touch -- his signature -- on legislation that included additional action items on the health care reform list and an overhaul of the federal student loan system.