Monthly Archives: October 2015

Should Students in “Boot Camps” Get Federal Financial Aid?

In the last several years, a number of companies have started short-term, intensive training programs in fields such as computer programming, Web design, and business designed to give fresh college graduates the skills they need to land lucrative jobs in … Continue reading

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How Well Do Default Rates Reflect Student Loan Repayment?

This post initially appeared at the Brown Center Chalkboard blog. The U.S. Department of Education released new data this week on colleges’ cohort default rates (CDR)—reflecting the percentage of a college’s former students with federal student loans who entered repayment … Continue reading

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