UConn student says reduce Pell grants to freshmen and sophomores to reduce dropout rates–with the side benefit that students will “confront debt earlier in their lives.” [UConn Daily Campus]
Republicans can’t admit success of eliminating wasteful FFEL program. [New America Foundation]
The SEC, never a day late, has set forth new regulations affecting student-loan backed securities. (Naturally, Republicans opposed them.) The regulations take effect in 2012. [NYT]
Students of for-profit massage therapy school in Georgia are racked with debt and can’t pass state boards. The rub: the school was admitting felons without high school diplomas. Oops. [CBS Atlanta]
University payment plans vs. Federal payment plans. [SFGate]
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