News Tag: Economics Of Education

Thursday, January 21, 2016

Camille Wilson quoted in NYT story on Detroit schools

Tags: economics of education, expertise, inequality, wilson

In a New York Times story, “Crumbling, Destitute Schools Threaten Detroit’s Recovery,” Camille Wilson was quoted: “On one hand, the state has a tremendous amount of responsibility to help with some financial relief, given that they’ve managed and controlled part of the system for many years now. On the other hand, I think the local people and the citizens should be allowed to play a role as well."


Thursday, January 14, 2016

Washington Post story on student loans cites Susan Dynarski research

Tags: dynarski, economics of education, higher education

A post by Jeffrey J. Selingo of Arizona State University in The Washington Post’s Grade Point blog, “Student loans were meant for a different era. Here’s how to fix them,” cites research by Susan Dynarski on loan repayment terms.


Thursday, January 14, 2016

Susan Dynarski blog on student debt posted on Brookings Institution website

Tags: dynarski, economics of education, higher education

In a post on the Brookings Evidence Speaks blog, Susan Dynarski talks about “The trouble with student loans? Low earnings, not high debt.”


Thursday, October 29, 2015

Michael N. Bastedo quoted in Inside Higher Ed story

Tags: bastedo, economics of education, expertise, higher education

In a story posted on Inside Higher Education on efforts of universities to enroll and graduate low-income students, Michael N. Bastedo is extensively quoted. "There's a ton of coverage in the media about the lack of representation at the selective colleges, and it's making it harder for colleges to avoid paying attention to this issue," he said.


Tuesday, September 29, 2015

Latest Upshot post by Susan Dynarski looks at loan market

Tags: dynarski, economics of education, expertise, higher education

In her Upshot column on The New York Times website, “No, Student Borrowers Don’t Need to Worry About Loan Market Turmoil,” Susan Dynarski looks at whether turmoil in financial markets will have an impact on federal student loan programs.


Monday, September 28, 2015

Susan Dynarski to give TEDx talk on Oct. 20

Tags: dynarski, economics of education, expertise, higher education

Susan Dynarski will present a talk at TEDxIndianapolis on Oct. 20, discussing an alternative to the complex applications for student financial aid. Dynarski’s presentation is “Why financial aid is broken and a simple solution to fix it.”


Tuesday, September 08, 2015

Chronicle of Higher Ed story mentions financial aid proposal by Susan Dynarski

Tags: dynarski, economics of education, expertise, higher education

In a story on The Chronicle of Higher Education website, “Everyone’s Talking About Simplifying the Fafsa. Here’s What You Need to Know,” Susan Dynarski’s proposal to eliminate the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (Fafsa) altogether is cited.


Wednesday, September 02, 2015

More debt, fewer defaults, Susan Dynarski says in NYT

Tags: dynarski, economics of education, expertise, higher education

In her latest blog on The Upshot in The New York Times, Susan Dynarski points out that students who are the biggest borrowers are actually less likely to default on their student loan debt.


Monday, August 24, 2015

Washington Post story quotes Susan Dynarski

Tags: dynarski, economics of education, expertise, higher education

Susan Dynarski is quoted in a Washington Post story, “How the attempt to fix student loans got bogged down by the middlemen.” Dynarski said, “Moving to direct loans was the right way to go. Now . . . we have growing pains in how the government handles this new responsibility.”


Monday, August 24, 2015

Susan Dynarski discusses Fafsa in NYT column

Tags: dynarski, economics of education, expertise, higher education

In her latest post in The Upshot on The New York Times website, “Fafsa Follies: To Gain a Student, Eliminate a Form,” Susan Dynarski proposes an end to the federal aid application for college students.


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