The driver of the train that crashed in Spain was talking on the phone, reports CNBC's Seema Mody; and Mary Thompson reports on the SEC's closing arguments in the Fabrice Tourre trial.
A new study by Sallie Mae digs into just where the funding for college is coming from. CNBC's Hampton Pearson offers insight.
Janet Napolitano, the secretary of the Department of Homeland Security, will step down to lead the University of California system, NBC News confirms.
An effort to restore lower interest rates on student loans has failed in the Senate.
Lawmakers returned to fights over presidential nominations, student loans and the farm bill, and to the question of whether they can pass immigration reform.
What impact might rising student loan debt have on the demand for student housing? Ted Rollins, Campus Crest Communities CEO, offers insight.
The unemployment rate for those with a bachelor's degree or higher is just under 4 percent. New college graduates Ryan Boepple of Syracruse University and Brooke Flanagan of Colgate University talk about their time and money invested in college as they face the job market.
CNBC's Hampton Pearson reports that interest rates on new subsidized Stafford loans are doubling to 6.8 percent after a bipartisan Senate group failed to agree on a plan.
Rising student loan debt and high unemployment may prevent college graduates from achieving financial goals and spill over into the U.S. economy, according to a recent report.
Sen. Bernard Sanders (I-VT) discusses a bill he co-sponsored that would restore the student loan rate to 3.4% and explains why it should be the first order of business after the Senate's recess.
The Senate passed the immigration bill, and it is on its way to the House; and a deadline is fast approaching for a deal that would keep student loan rates steady, reports CNBC's Seema Mody.
Radford University misspelled "Virginia" on its 2013 diplomas, reports CNBC's Brian Sullivan; and Sharon Epperson reports interest rates on federal student loans will jump from 3.4 percent to 6.8 percent if Congress does not act.
Student loan rates are set to double if Congress doesn't act by July 1st, with CNBC's Sharon Epperson.
Sen. Richard Blumenthal (D-CT) discusses his views on why the government should not profit from student loans, but should be viewed as an investment in the nation's future instead.
The clock is ticking on more than 7 million students applying for Stafford loans, reports CNBC's Hampton Pearson.
According to the results of a current CNBC survey, Americans now have overwhelming doubts about the value of a four-year education, reports CNBC's Steve Liesman.
Discussing the big problems Obamacare creates for hospitals, doctors, and even medical students, with Dr. Beth Haynes M.D. of Benjamin Rush Society, Brian Blank, UNC-Chapel Hill Medical Student.
In the new movie "The Internship" with Owen Wilson and Vince Vaughn, viewers get a taste of what it might be like to intern at Google, but is it true to life? Kyle Ewing, who runs Google¿s internship program, breaks down what it really takes to intern at one of the world's most innovative companies.
Former Education Secretary Bill Bennett has a new book, "Is College Worth It?" Bennett discusses what's discouraging students, including prohibitively high tuition.
The Republican-dominated House of Representatives on Thursday voted to switch federal student loan interest rates to a market-based system.