Illinois Senator Dick Durbin has a plan to reduce the debt burden on contingent faculty.
Issue Higher Education
This week: IL retirement, MI’s higher education conference, MA charters and NJ’s new teacher leader certification endorsement.
The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau has announced it will develop the first-ever industry-wide standards for student loan servicing companies.
There are no guarantees in the working life of an adjunct professor.
Members of Congress receive a face-to-face thank you for a new ESEA bill that supports students, educators.
“America’s College Promise Act” would make two years of community college free for an estimated 9 million Americans a year.
This week MTA shares their thoughts on a bill to offer college debt relief to adjuncts, ed funding in WA, a pension victory in MT and the NY wage board recommending a $15 minimum wage for fast food workers.
Gov. Scott Walker’s move to eliminate tenure strikes at the heart of the excellent education delivered to Wisconsin students in its public university classrooms and laboratories.
The rising price of college in the U.S. and its companion in misery – the nation’s skyrocketing student debt – has dire consequences for American families and our economy.
Between the falling profits and declining enrollments, not to mention the millions of dollars in federal penalties and hundreds of lawsuits filed, it’s been a rough year for the for-profit college industry.