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
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
Congressional leaders disagree about how to continue funding for colleges that serve minority students
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In hiring companies known as online program managers, universities give up what is often a large share of revenues
Fewer than one in five students who go part time will graduate within even eight years
In lieu of regulating universities, Trump administration encourages them to furnish students with information on expenses and results — but some of the data is inaccurate