Wall Street’s Role in Education

DeVos Education Department Acts to Prevent States from Protecting Student Loan Borrowers: What Our Partners and Allies Think

13 March 2018

Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos acted to stop states’ legal right to protect their residents from bad practices by student loan servicing companies. Consumer and students’ rights groups reacted strongly against this move to protect financial companies over student loan borrowers.

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Wealthy Institutions Can—and Should—Invest More in Low-Income Students, Says Ed Trust

4 August 2016

Nearly 4 in 5 of these wealthy institutions have an annual net price for low-income students that exceeds 60 percent of their annual family income. These colleges can and should do more to enroll a greater number of low-income students and to make college more affordable.

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How Hedge Funds Loot College Endowments

13 May 2016

If hedge fund fees were comparable in 2012, that means that higher education financing costs actually topped $50 billion or nearly 10 percent of all higher education spending.

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Corinthian Colleges May Be Shutting Their Doors, but Students Still Bear the Costs

30 June 2014

Corinthian Colleges, Inc. is a company in for­-profit higher education that has built and sustained an empire that relies on low­ income students and federal funding. Corinthian’s… Read more

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