Monthly Archives: May 2016

Which Colleges Benefit from Counting More Graduates?

The official graduation rate that colleges must report to the U.S. Department of Education has included only first-time, full-time students who graduate from that college within 150% of normal time (three years for a two-year college or six years for … Continue reading

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Are Income Share Agreements a Good Way to Pay for College?

This article was originally published on The Conversation. Read the original article. Millions of Americans are struggling to pay for college. Nearly 10 million students and their families took out almost $100 billion in student loans from the federal government … Continue reading

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Which Colleges’ Students Use Income-Driven Repayment Plans? We Don’t Know

The Obama Administration has made expanding access to income-driven repayment (IDR) plans for federal student loans a key part of its higher education policy agenda. The U.S. Department of Education now offers four different IDR plans, all of which allow … Continue reading

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