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What happens when you warn students about their loan debt?

By Sophie Quinton, Stateline.org

May 24, 2016

What if lowering student debt was as easy as sending students a letter?Indiana University officials say borrowing by undergraduates at the school has dropped 18 percent since 2012. That's when the university began sending studen...

Northwestern University takes aim at student loan debt

By Dawn Rhodes, Chicago Tribune

March 3, 2016

Northwestern University students who qualify for financial aid no longer will have to borrow to pay for their education, part of a plan announced Thursday to make the school more affordable and prevent students from being sad...

Editorial: Vote on camp illustrates why Illinois is broke

By Herald & Review editorial board

March 3, 2016

Here's a small, but educational, lesson on why the state of Illinois budget is billions of dollars in the red.On Tuesday, the Illinois House passed a bill that would require the Department of Corrections to reopen the Hardin County...

Education’s relationship to riches remains unclear

By Sam Beard, @SamBeard_DE

October 6, 2015

In the last 10 years, the amount of student debt in America has ballooned from $250 billion to more than $1.2 trillion dollars, according to Forbes.Unfortunately, even if every young person in America was provided free higher e...

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