Five committees will start drafting the components of Democrats’ far-reaching legislation in an arduous process that could take several days.
A new report measures the “return on investment” offered by various higher education programs.
For Biden’s community college plan to work, students are going to need a holistic system of support, not just free tuition.
There was big growth in account balances during the pandemic, but some states are offering promotions to attract even more savers.
Reviving higher education in America requires a holistic solution that ends student debt and restores dignity to educators.
The initiative, which will benefit Johns Hopkins and six other institutions, will be named in honor of Vivien Thomas, best known for his work treating “blue baby syndrome.”
President Biden’s proposal calls for community college to be free for all Americans, which may relieve some of the burdens saddling low-income and working-class college students.
She and Ron Lieber discuss whether anyone is — or should be — paying full price for college education.
Is it any wonder that plenty of people are tempted to borrow a whole lot of money to send their kids to college?
You probably won’t pay the sticker price, and you can start saving now.
“The Price You Pay for College,” by Ron Lieber, is a comprehensive guide to navigating an often treacherous process.
Most colleges and universities now use a “merit” aid strategy to solicit teenagers. Your eighth grader probably ought to know how it works.
The coronavirus has hurt Indiana University of Pennsylvania, but its financial problems were planted years ago.
The future looks quite different with the president in the rearview mirror.
Pros and cons of loan forgiveness aside, there’s a more fundamental problem.
More need-based financial aid is available for the affluent than you might expect.
Schools face rising demands for tuition rebates, increased aid and leaves of absence as students ask if college is becoming “glorified Skype.”
When it is safe enough to return to school, young children would benefit the most. Yet financial pressures are pushing colleges to reopen most rapidly, an economist says.
Allies of the onetime presidential rivals revealed expansive joint policy recommendations, in a sign of tentative collaboration between the Democratic Party’s wings.
To provide some semblance of the campus experience during a pandemic, colleges say large chunks of the student body will have to stay away and study remotely for all or part of the year.
Bringing millions of students back to campus would create enormous risks for society but comparatively little educational benefit, an economist says.
College was already a financial house of cards. Then coronavirus hit.
Much as the G.I. Bill served to power the postwar American economy, a federal guarantee of education for workers could accelerate an economic recovery now.
Educators at schools from Brown to Northern Arizona know the experience is lacking. So why won’t they give some money back?
When they were all in the same dorms and eating the same dining hall food, the disparities in students’ backgrounds weren’t as clear as they are over video chat.