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Sharia student loans are flawed, but it's not just Muslims being let down by the government's tuition fees obsession

The government’s addiction to its tuition fees policy has stopped thousands of would-be Muslim students going to university. Now its attempt to fix the problem by providing a sharia-compliant alternative is in danger of backfiring. That, at least, is the … Continue reading

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Figures of government profit from student loans misleading

Despite the hysteria being propagated by some circles in Washington, D.C., the government is not making a profit from student loans, or at least not a profit that is substantial. It’s very popular to criticize the government, especially if you’re … Continue reading

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See If Your Doctor Owes the Government Thousands of Dollars in Unpaid Student Loans

There are 846 doctors and dentists in 43 states who have been named by the U.S. Department of Education on a public list in a desperate effort to get them to repay their defaulted student loans. And because the loans … Continue reading

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Your Doctor May Owe Thousands in Unpaid Student Loans

There are 846 doctors and dentists in 43 states who have been named by the U.S. Department of Education on a public list in a desperate effort to get them to repay their defaulted student loans. And because the loans … Continue reading

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Significant Education Partnership a First in Saskatchewan

SASKATOON, Saskatchewan, Oct. 24, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — After a more than 20-year partnership, Whitecap Dakota First Nation and Saskatoon Public Schools signed a historic education agreement this morning. Through the partnership, the school division welcomes Whitecap Dakota Elementary School … Continue reading

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DeVry Education (DV) Up on Q1 Earnings & Revenue Beat

Share prices of DeVry Education Group Inc.’s (DV) gained 1.03% as the company’s first quarter fiscal 2015 earnings of 47 cents surpassed the Zacks Consensus Estimate of 31 cents by 51.6%. Also, adjusted earnings increased 113.6% from the prior-year quarter … Continue reading

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Should You Use Retirement Assets For Education Expenses?

Are you thinking of raiding retirement funds to pay for your child’s education? With student loan debt now surpassing credit card debt, it’s easy to understand why. After all, who wants their children burdened with the equivalent of a mortgage … Continue reading

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Research and Markets: China Education and Training Industry Report 2014-2017

DUBLIN–(BUSINESS WIRE)– Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/s8dghv/china_education) has announced the addition of the “China Education and Training Industry Report, 2014-2017″ report to their offering. There are many education and training institutions but few large ones. As of the end of 2013, … Continue reading

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Congresswomen talk student loans

Students welcomed Democratic Congresswomen Cheri Bustos and Robin Kelly to the Hilltop Tuesday to talk financing college educations. Each year, approximately 71 percent of college students graduate with an average of $29,000 or more in student loan debt. According to … Continue reading

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Strauss: Why is bilingual education ‘good’ for rich kids but ‘bad’ for poor, immigrant students?

 If you follow the public debate about bilingual education, you know that there are two basic opposing views. As Claire Bowern, the author of the following post, writes, To put it bluntly, bilingualism is often seen as “good” when it’s … Continue reading

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