Student Loan Bubble Private Colleges Fight to Keep Data Away from Students
Private colleges have fought against a federal system that would make data on graduation rates and employment outcomes available to students. This idea’s time may finally have arrived, however: Both parties have gotten behind it.
Federal Debt Collectors Get Tough with College Grads
As student debt is elevated to a nation crisis, the feds have become very aggressive—some might say abusive—about fighting bankruptcy cases from distressed borrowers. This has touched off a debate on whether the government has overstepped its bounds by going after students. It’s an ugly situation, but the real problem lies with the federal loans themselves.