Tag: Student Loan Debt

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University of Texas Offers Tool to Forecast Graduate Earnings, Loan Debt

The University of Texas (UT) System partnered with the U.S. Census Bureau in a first-of-its-kind collaboration to create a data tool that provides a window into future earnings for college graduates through the early years of their careers as well as the loan debt they may incur.

Three men walk by the University of Nevada, Reno's original administration building, Morrill Hall, on the school quad on Friday, April 29, 2016 in Reno, Nev. The school founded in 1874 is reviewing it's policy on cheating. Teachers at the University of Nevada in Reno say punishment for students caught …

College Students Spend 19 Hours Weekly on Studies, 29 Hours on Leisure

Using data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics’ American Time Use Survey from 2003-2014, the researchers found that, on average, the demands of full-time enrollment in college are substantially less than those for either high school or full-time employment.

Republican presidential candidate, Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Fla., speaks at a town hall at Fisher Community Center in Marshalltown, Iowa, Wednesday, Jan. 6, 2016. (

Marco Rubio Makes Opposition to Common Core And Vocational Education Key Issues In Pitch To Voters

While on the campaign trail, Rubio has commanded the attention of parents who have opposed the Common Core standards and the federal intrusion into local education that has come with the reform. In addition, he has honed in on the issue of rising college education costs coupled with massive student debt and yet often no jobs for college graduates to show for it.

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Labor Day Shock: $187B Federal Student Loan Delinquency

Despite the Labor Day unemployment rate supposedly falling to 5.1 percent, the total delinquent loan amount for the 40 million student loan borrowers is now about $340 billion, according to the US Department of Education’s Federal Student Aid website.

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Author Lee Siegel Brags In NYT About Ripping Off American Taxpayers

In a column for the Sunday New York Times, 58 year-old writer and cultural critic Lee Siegel jumped into the Left’s (and Sen. Elizabeth Warren’s) latest nihilistic zeitgeist by bragging about how he intentionally defaulted on all of his student

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Youth Misery Index Grows More than 50% Under Obama Administration

Young America’s Foundation has released its Youth Misery Index (YMI) numbers for 2014, and it’s a record high of 106.5. The Youth Misery Index (YMI) is calculated by adding youth unemployment, student loan debt, and national debt (per capita) numbers.