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Cohort Default Rates for 2014, In Four Charts

Overall, 580,671 out of 5,047,954 borrowers who entered repayment in 2014 defaulted on their student loans by the end of 2017.

HIGHER EDUCATION
Cohort Default Rates for 2014, In Four Charts

Overall, 580,671 out of 5,047,954 borrowers who entered repayment in 2014 defaulted on their student loans by the end of 2017.


HIGHER EDUCATION and LEARNING TECHNOLOGIES PROJECT
Fifth Time’s the Charm? Congress Reintroduces College Textbook Bill

A bill to expand the use of OER on campuses has been introduced by Congress for the fifth time.


HIGHER EDUCATION
New Cohort Default Rates Only Tell Part of the Story

The three-year cohort default rate is a critical measure of institutional quality—but it can also be misleading.


HIGHER EDUCATION
The Spellings Commission: Same Story, Different Decade

Eleven years ago, the Department of Education laid out a vision for postsecondary education—but few of its suggestions have been adopted.


HIGHER EDUCATION
Multi-Billionaire DeVos Couldn’t Care Less about Defrauded Students

Devos's remarks are an insult to the more-than 65,000 borrowers who have waited for years to have Borrower Defense claims reviewed


HIGHER EDUCATION
Avoiding the PSLFiasco: Part Three

Our recommendations for implementation of Public Service Loan Forgiveness will ensure smooth sailing and a more targeted program.


HIGHER EDUCATION
Avoiding the PSLFiasco: Part Two

Our recommendations for implementation of Public Service Loan Forgiveness will ensure smooth sailing and a more targeted program.


HIGHER EDUCATION
Republicans Feel Mixed about Higher Education

Republicans don’t feel so negative about higher education that they’d let their own children forgo college.


HIGHER EDUCATION
Avoiding the PSLFiasco: Part One

Our recommendations for implementation of Public Service Loan Forgiveness will ensure smooth sailing and a more targeted program.


HIGHER EDUCATION
States Can and Should Hold Federal Student Loan Servicers Accountable

Loan servicers should guide borrowers through a maze of repayment options. But several servicers have complicated that process.


HIGHER EDUCATION
Lessons for Higher Ed in Charlotte School of Law Closure

Charlotte School of Law finally closed last week. Here are the lessons to take away from its closure.


HIGHER EDUCATION
A Play-By-Play of Charlotte School of Law’s Closure

Charlotte School of Law finally closed last week following a rare confluence of oversight actions from multiple oversight bodies.