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  • The $1.4 trillion in student loans Americans owe is making it increasingly difficult for them to become homeowners.

  • AFT's Randi Weingarten on the public school funding crisis

    Randi Weingarten, American Federation of Teachers, discusses the need for states to bolster education spending and fund the American school system.

  • More than 570 campus food pantries nationwide are registered with the College and University Food Bank Alliance, which formed in 2012 and helps colleges set up food pantries and other hunger programs. New York recently required that they be established at all institutions in its state university system. "We see food-insecure students devote as much time to...

  • Betsy DeVos, United States Secretary of Education.

    The Department of Education will partner with the Department of Veteran Affairs to identify disabled student loan borrowers eligible for debt forgiveness.

  • COLUMBUS, Ohio— An Ohio online charter school that was one of the nation's largest before it suspended operations amid a legal fight with the state is filing another appeal with the Ohio Supreme Court. The Columbus Dispatch reports the appeal filed Friday argues the state board violated the Open Meetings Act while making its decision. Information from: The...

  • University of Essex lecturer Emma Briant made the comments in explanatory essays submitted to the media committee of the U.K. Parliament as part of its inquiry into fake news. She has studied SCL Group, the conglomerate that includes Cambridge Analytica, for a decade. Briant persuaded key players, including SCL Group founder Nigel Oakes and Cambridge...

  • A worker serves sangria at a Taco Bell Cantina restaurant in Chicago, Illinois.

    For years, restaurants have struggled to combat high turnover rates, but helping employees get college degrees could convince them to stay.

  • When Ohio State University did its first student-focused phishing in January— a strategy also used in the corporate world— over 18 percent of the recipients clicked through. The University of Alabama at Birmingham's employee-focused phishing awareness campaign snagged over 7,000 people in March, or about a quarter of the recipients. Ohio State sophomore...

  • WASHINGTON— The for-profit college industry is struggling under the weight of declining enrollment, stiff competition from traditional universities and an image battered by past misdeeds, even as the Trump administration tries to offer a helping hand. Education Secretary Betsy DeVos has hired several industry insiders and frozen Obama-era regulations...

  • McDonald's is tripling its college tuition benefit for its employees

    Nearly 400,000 McDonald's employees will be able to receive more help with tuition costs at community colleges, trade schools, and four-year universities.

  • Kindergarten children take part in a traditional ceremony at the Setsubun Festival in Tokyo, Japan.

    A day care shortage in Japan has made the sector alluring to some international businesses.

  • CHICAGO, April 2- A U.S. dairy trade export group has partnered with a Chinese university to create a food science research center, hoping to bolster relations and expand dairy exports from the United States into China, the group said in a statement. Concerns that China would target U.S. agricultural products for retaliation were borne out when China announced...

  • The $1.4 trillion in student loans Americans owe is making it increasingly difficult for them to become homeowners.

  • CHICAGO, March 28- If you are thinking about negotiating your university-bound child's financial aid offers, you had better start working on your pitch. "Twenty years ago, only a small number did any appeal," said San Diego financial aid consultant Deborah Fox. Grants knock off an average of $6,000 per year off state university sticker prices and $20,000 at private...

  • CHICAGO, March 28- If you are thinking about negotiating your university-bound child's financial aid offers, you had better start working on your pitch. "Twenty years ago, only a small number did any appeal," said San Diego financial aid consultant Deborah Fox. Grants knock off an average of $6,000 per year off state university sticker prices and $20,000 at private...

  • CHICAGO, March 28- If you are thinking about negotiating your university-bound child's financial aid offers, you had better start working on your pitch. "Twenty years ago, only a small number did any appeal," said San Diego financial aid consultant Deborah Fox. Grants knock off an average of $6,000 per year off state university sticker prices and $20,000 at private...

  • CHICAGO, March 28- If you are thinking about negotiating your university-bound child's financial aid offers, you had better start working on your pitch. "Twenty years ago, only a small number did any appeal," said San Diego financial aid consultant Deborah Fox. Grants knock off an average of $6,000 per year off state university sticker prices and $20,000 at private...

  • BOSTON, March 28- A member of a Harvard University oversight board made a rare public call for the school to divest itself from fossil fuel stocks, a move that shows continuing divisions on the issue as a new president takes over at the institution and its leading $37.1 billion endowment. Kat Taylor, a member of Harvard's 32- member Board of Overseers and wife of...

  • *Facebook tracks nearly 30 pct of all web traffic- study. FRANKFURT, March 23- Anyone tempted to. A larger study https://webtransparency.cs.princeton.edu/webcensus of web trackers by researchers at Princeton University in 2016 produced similar results, with Google Analytics and other Google trackers taking the top five places, followed by Facebook.

  • A member of bitcoin trading club poses with bitcoin medals at the club's meeting in Tokyo.

    More than 20 percent of college students are investing their educational loans in highly volatile cryptocurrencies.