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Higher Ed Not Debt Campaign Addresses Rising Cost of College

By Gracie Cano, a Spring 2014 Leadership Conference Education Fund Intern Higher Ed Not Debt, a new campaign that will focus on the challenges of rising college costs and student loan debt faced by 40 million Americans, launched last Thursday … Continue reading

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Student Loan Interest Rates Set to Double July 1; One UMD Student’s Perspective

By Taahira Thompson, a Summer 2013 Leadership Conference Education Fund Intern On Thursday, June 5, Student Debt Day, students came together to bring attention to the student debt crisis, both in person and on Twitter using #DontDoubleMyRate. The Campus Progress … Continue reading

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Celebrating 40 Years of Title IX Successes

By Jaimie Woo, a Summer 2012 Leadership Conference Education Fund Intern In commemoration of Title IX’s 40th anniversary, Sen. Tom Harkin, D. Iowa, chairman of the Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pensions Committee, recognized four distinguished women who have made … Continue reading

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Dept. of Education Enters Resolution with Yale University over Sexual Misconduct Policy

By Jaimie Woo, 2012 Summer Leadership Conference Education Fund Intern As a student who works at the Duke University Women’s Center, I know firsthand how essential its resources are for students on campus. So I understand why, after an October … Continue reading

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For-Profit Colleges Still Failing to Do Right by Its Students

Good news on states holding for-profits accountable for deceptive practices: Continue reading

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