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A few options for student loan forgiveness

Dear Liz: I have a rather ugly student loan predicament. You mentioned “the possibility of forgiveness” in a recent column. I feel very strongly that I am deserving (if I dare use that word) of partial or full forgiveness of … Continue reading

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Complaints on private student loans increase 38 percent

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Private Student Loan Debt: Overlooked 411

View photo . As higher education costs soar, the number of prospective students turning toward private student loans instead of or in addition to federal loans is likewise escalating. In considering what loan options are best, many factors come into … Continue reading

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Private student loans lack options: Report

WASHINGTON – Millions of Americans still struggle with high-cost private student loans, with many tumbling into default because the companies servicing the loans aren’t offering reasonable options for improved terms, a new report says. Distressed borrowers are receiving scant information … Continue reading

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Education notes

Vail teacher in running for Teacher of the Year A Vail School District teacher is one of five educators in the running to be named the 2015 AEF Arizona Teacher of the Year. Kevin Kehl, a bioscience/biology teacher at Andrada … Continue reading

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Focus on education to guide Arab youth: Prince Khaled

 Education Minister Prince Khaled Al-Faisal stressed the role of the Arab Education Office in achieving educational awakening to protect youth from destructive ideologies in the Gulf Cooperation Council countries. “It is the responsibility of the Arab Education Office to take … Continue reading

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8 Pinoys named UK education ambassadors

Eight Filipinos have been named United Kingdom education ambassadors to the Philippines after they completed post-graduate studies from the best British universities. They are Juliet Sio-Aguilar, Nassreena Sampaco-Baddiri, Danilo Concepcion, Amifaith Fider, Glenda Gloria, Beatriz Latay, Elcid Pangilinan and Michael … Continue reading

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Education's matchmaker opens doors to many universities

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Funding early education is smart money

Education is a major issue in the Pennsylvania gubernatorial campaign. Understandably, the discussion has centered on funding and spending. But once we get over the political palaver, the next governor must decide how best to spend whatever money is available. … Continue reading

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Baby Boomers Face Risks Co-Signing Student Loans

Getting a college education remains the single best way to make more money, but going to college comes with an increasingly steeper price tag. According to the National Center for Education Statistics, the average annual tuition for a college student … Continue reading

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