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MeasureOne Issues Second Private Student Loan Performance Report

SAN FRANCISCO, July 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ – MeasureOne, a specialized data company focused exclusively on student loan data, today released its second private student loan market report that shows continuing positive trends in repayment, delinquencies and charge-offs. “The private market continues … Continue reading

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New student loan model discussed

29 July 2014 Last updated at 10:55 Article written by Chris Cook Policy editor, BBC Newsnight More from Chris Please turn on JavaScript. Media requires JavaScript to play. David Willetts: “This gives universities a stronger incentive to focus on graduate … Continue reading

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Reduce student loan debt with refinance?

Dear Dr. Don, At 26 years old, I’m graduating next semester with a bachelor’s degree. I’m three years into my career with a good job. My wife and I own a home with substantial equity. We have no credit cards … Continue reading

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Student debt 'relief' scams offer more burdens

Telephone agents often falsely claimed the company was affiliated with the U.S. Department of Education, the lawsuit alleges. Read MoreStudent debt ‘help’ often predatory, officials say Student loan debt is a serious and growing problem in this country. The Consumer … Continue reading

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Give universities responsibility for student loans, former minister says

Mr Willetts told the BBC’s Newsnight: “The main point of the idea is to give universities a stronger incentive to focus on the jobs and the earnings prospects of their graduates and to keep the graduate and the university in … Continue reading

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Smith Micro and Sprint Add More STEAM to Education With Avatar Design Contest

ALISO VIEJO, CA–(Marketwired – Jul 29, 2014) – Smith Micro Software, Inc. (NASDAQ: SMSI) has teamed with Sprint (NYSE: S) to offer a new education program and contest designed to cultivate the next generation of digital artists. Later this year, Sprint … Continue reading

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Education fund 'champions' vocational projects

Careers Academies UK was awarded £50,000 for five new academies focusing on the logistics sector; and Hackney Community College in London was awarded £78,540 for an apprenticeship centre providing apprentices for companies taking space in the Olympic Park. Jan Hodges, … Continue reading

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Conventional Education Fails to Deliver the Goods

By Glenn Ashton We have thrown bags of money at education over the past two decades. Education consumes nearly a quarter of our total budget, close to a quarter of a trillion rand a year. We spend more money on … Continue reading

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Capella Education Company Reports Second Quarter 2014 Results

MINNEAPOLIS–(BUSINESS WIRE)– Capella Education Company (CPLA), a provider of online post-secondary education, primarily through its wholly owned subsidiary Capella University, today announced financial results for the three and six months ended June 30, 2014. “As our performance continues to strengthen, … Continue reading

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Grieving parents now face student loan bill

Steve Mason and his wife Darnelle not only took in their daughter’s three children when she passed away, they also inherited her $100,000 student loan bill. When his 27-year old daughter Lisa died suddenly of liver failure five years ago, … Continue reading

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