In light of Bachmann’s recent win in the Ames straw poll, a totally meaningless poll in which the Iowa GOP faithful pay to vote and, astonishingly, have a good track record of picking the eventual nominee, I present the following without comment:
From Bachmann’s […]
A true bubble is when something is overvalued and intensely believed. Education may be the only thing people still believe in […]
There’s been a few stories in the news highlighting student loans and higher education. The first, “Seeking Arrangement: College Students Using ‘Sugar Daddies’ To Pay Off Loan Debt,” from the Huffington Post, says it all with its title. Students are being enticed into prostitution by the lure of education. […]
Happy $900 Billion Day! Today we celebrate the outstanding student loan debt clock flipping over the $900 billion mark. How does outstanding student debt compare to other debts?
Back from a two-week hiatus…
Jerry Ashton (“Written Off”) interviews student loan activist C. Cryn Johannsen. [PWRN]
Suit alleging Sallie Mae overcharged students who defaulted on student loans may proceed, California court rules. [Higher Ed Watch]
What are for-profit colleges good at? Delivering federal dollars to themselves. [Continue Reading →
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