Friday, November 3, 2017

Sec of Ed: “The federal government took over student loans completely right after the economic downturn. And so … the market for student loans has been basically controlled by the federal government. … And, the federalizing of student loans was ostensibly to help pay for Obamacare. So you’re helping to pay for Obamacare, I guess, with your student loans.”


"DeVos Falsely Suggests That Student Loans Were Federalized to Pay for Obamacare"

http://www.chronicle.com/article/DeVos-Falsely-Suggests-That/241654?cid=db&elqTrackId=8939f3228a24479c87644b9f3b5acc14&elq=22d4e1bf9bce414499259c376fe0cbe5&elqaid=16432&elqat=1&elqCampaignId=7114
CHE also reminds readers: "Janet Napolitano, president of the University of California system, previously told The Chronicle that she had to explain to the secretary what a specific federal grant for low-income students — commonly known as a “SEOG grant” — was. “Her learning curve where higher ed is concerned is quite vertical,” she said."
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Student loan interest deduction is on the chopping block - CNBC.com
https://www.cnbc.com/2017/11/02/student-loan-interest-deduction-is-on-the-chopping-block.html


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Berkeley PR staff highlight this:

Conservative thinker to Berkeley: Open your heart to new ideas
http://news.berkeley.edu/2017/11/02/conservative-thinker-to-berkeley-open-your-heart-to-new-ideas/

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Earlier this year, this view on:


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