Rise in income-based repayment plans masks distress that default rates used to reveal
A sampling of Hechinger reporting for The New York Times’s Learning section
Many schools are trying strategies from the business world to stay afloat
Results are mixed, but suggest that making these tests optional is improving diversity on campus
Economist estimates that three-fourths of white students who are athletes, legacies, big donors or faculty children would have been rejected
New federal data reveals schools where more than half of students default on their loans. Will the government take action?
Anxious about diversity and their bottom lines, more schools offer money to the middle
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In 2012, almost all of Sci Academy’s seniors were accepted at college; seven years later, 65 percent had dropped out
Congressional leaders disagree about how to continue funding for colleges that serve minority students
In hiring companies known as online program managers, universities give up what is often a large share of revenues