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    Opinion: The Problems Facing Higher Education at America's Universities Opinion: The Problems Facing Higher Education at America's Universities 3:13
    Opinion: New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio Gives Up on Minority Kids Opinion: New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio Gives Up on Minority Kids 1:23
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5:20 a.m. Today - By Andrew Keshner
California bans ‘lunch shaming’ of K-12 schoolchildren whose parents are behind on cafeteria bills California is now the largest state to ban separate school meals for students who have unpaid lunch tabsCalifornia is now the largest state to ban separate school meals for students who have unpaid lunch tabs, but experts say this is just one way to help low-income students.
2:17 p.m. Oct. 14, 2019 - By Livability
The top 10 college towns in the U.S. in 2019 Go to school and stay for good—these towns have it allFrom academics to job opportunities to fun things to do, these college towns come out on top.
1:30 p.m. Oct. 13, 2019 - By Quentin Fottrell
The No. 1 highest paid, most in-demand job in every U.S. state There’s probably never been a better time since the Great Recession to start looking for a new jobThere’s probably never been a better time since the Great Recession to start looking for a new job.
5:01 a.m. Oct. 13, 2019 - Barrons.com
A Mini Clap for a Mini Trade Deal Investors are lukewarm on the latest twist in the China trade talks, and for good reason. One way to play the conflict
9:11 a.m. Oct. 12, 2019 - By Anna Helhoski
Advice for getting student loans forgiven, from borrowers who did it Some hard-won tipsA librarian and a public defender did it. They read a lot of rules and documented everything.
10:50 a.m. Oct. 11, 2019 - By Meera Jagannathan
The financial costs and mental-health benefits of gender-affirming surgery for transgender people Transgender individuals in a new study were six times as likely as their general-population counterparts to have visited a health-care provider for an anxiety or mood disorderTransgender individuals in a new study were six times as likely as their general-population counterparts to have visited a health-care provider for an anxiety or mood disorder.
10:49 a.m. Oct. 11, 2019 - By Kari Paul
Nearly 50% of LGBTQ Americans are in the closet at work The Supreme Court heard arguments this week on whether the civil rights laws barring workplace discrimination based on gender also applies to gender identity and sexual orientationThe Supreme Court heard arguments this week on whether the civil rights laws barring workplace discrimination based on gender also applies to gender identity and sexual orientation.
11:09 a.m. Oct. 10, 2019 - By Meera Jagannathan
Why some STDs are hitting record highs The local health-department workforce has shrunk by nearly a quarter since 2008, said one public-health expertThe local health-department workforce has shrunk by nearly a quarter since 2008, said one public-health expert.
7:01 a.m. Oct. 10, 2019 - Barrons.com
T-Mobile and Sprint Win Over Another State. But Their Merger Still Faces Its Biggest Hurdle. Sixteen states and the District of Columbia, led by New York Attorney General Letitia James, remain opposed to the deal.
6:12 a.m. Oct. 10, 2019 - By Jillian Berman
Meet the lawyer who had $38,000 in student debt forgiven — he’s one of just 5% of people who did it At one point in the process, Jeffrey Morgan discovered only about half of the payments he’d made since consolidating his loans qualified towards forgivenessAt one point in the process, Jeffrey Morgan discovered only about half of the payments he’d made since consolidating his loans qualified towards forgiveness.
6:12 a.m. Oct. 10, 2019 - By Meera Jagannathan
How to help a coworker who may be at risk for suicide World Mental Health Day on Oct. 10 helps to educate, raise awareness and reduce the social stigma of mental-health issuesWorld Mental Health Day on Oct. 10 helps to educate, raise awareness and reduce the social stigma of mental-health issues.
9:25 a.m. Oct. 9, 2019 - By Andrew Keshner
How to prepare for the ‘feelings economy’ — and make your job AI-proof ‘Feeling tasks’ like listening and working together will soon be more important for most jobs, a new study finds‘Feeling tasks’ like listening and working together will soon be more important for most jobs, a new study finds.
11:47 a.m. Oct. 8, 2019 - Barrons.com
U.S.-China Trade Complications Create Risks for Investors The U.S. opened new fronts in its conflict with China in recent days, complicating this week’s trade negotiations and leaving companies with little hope that the uncertainty they’ve been facing will clear up soon.
1:34 p.m. Oct. 4, 2019 - By Greg Robb
U.S. adds 136,000 jobs in September, unemployment rate hits 50-year low Labor market shows some resilience in face of weakening economyThe U.S. created 136,000 new jobs in September, while the unemployment rate hit a new cycle low of 3.5%, the Labor Department said Friday.
9:32 a.m. Oct. 3, 2019 - By Andrew Keshner
NY Attorney General sues loan servicer, says it ‘failed miserably’ to process student-debt forgiveness applications The new lawsuit adds to pressure against FedLoan’s 99% rejection rate of loan-forgiveness applicationsThe new lawsuit adds to pressure against FedLoan’s 99% rejection rate of loan-forgiveness applications.
11:30 a.m. Oct. 2, 2019 - By Howard Gold
Harvard discrimination ruling suggests high schools may hinder Asian-American applicants Ruling: Weaker personal recommendations, not academics, may hurt their chancesRuling says teachers’ and guidance counselors’ weaker personal recommendations may hurt Asian-American applicants’ chances
3:14 a.m. Sept. 28, 2019 - By Mr. Groovy
The 10 things holding you back from financial independence Here’s one: You care more about sports than your own financesHere’s one: You care more about sports than your own finances.
3:06 a.m. Sept. 26, 2019 - By Nicole Lyn Pesce
7 in 10 parents admit to sending sick kids to school, but they have 3 good reasons why Work and school pressures are to blame, moms and dads tell MarketWatchWork and school pressures are to blame, moms and dads tell MarketWatch
6:26 a.m. Sept. 25, 2019 - By Jillian Berman
Online courses could help make college affordable, but this $1 billion industry is standing in the way In hiring companies known as online program managers, universities give up what is often a large share of revenuesIn hiring companies known as online program managers, universities give up what is often a large share of revenues.
1:41 a.m. Sept. 25, 2019 - By Jillian Berman
Why Walmart, Disney and so many other companies are paying for their employees’ college education From McDonald’s to Starbucks, a slew of employers have launched or expanded education assistance benefitsFrom McDonald’s to Starbucks, a slew of employers have launched or expanded education assistance benefits.
5:47 a.m. Sept. 22, 2019 - By Andrew Keshner
Education Department explains why only 1% of people who applied for public-loan forgiveness were accepted The Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program is designed to wipe away student-loan debt for people who work in public-service jobs The Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program is designed to wipe away student-loan debt for people who work in public-service jobs.
5:27 a.m. Sept. 22, 2019 - By Andrew Keshner
Too many colleges aren’t telling student parents this valuable piece of information, agency says More than 20% of the U.S.’s college students are parentsMore than 20% of the U.S.’s college students are parents.
9:05 a.m. Sept. 21, 2019 - Associated Press
Woman arrested for allegedly paying $400,000 to get her son into UCLA as a fake soccer recruit She is the 52nd person charged in a sweeping college admissions bribery schemeShe is the 52nd person charged in a sweeping college admissions bribery scheme
8:31 a.m. Sept. 21, 2019 - By Andrew Keshner
New Mexico’s free-college plan could be a game-changer for student debt in America At least 20 states have free college programs in some fashion, in addition to another 150 cities, counties and school districtsAt least 20 states have free college programs in some fashion, in addition to another 150 cities, counties and school districts.
4:00 p.m. Sept. 20, 2019 - Barrons.com
Beyond Meat Shares Still Look Yummy Also, analysts’ opinions on Nasdaq, Coupa Software, IBM, and NRG Energy
7:03 a.m. Sept. 19, 2019 - Associated Press
Democrats block $700 billion Pentagon budget amid border wall battle Minority Leader Chuck Schumer arranged the party-line filibuster voteMinority Leader Chuck Schumer arranged the party-line filibuster vote.
7:15 a.m. Sept. 18, 2019 - By Jillian Berman
How wiping out $1.5 trillion in student debt would boost the economy Many American voters have come around to the idea that the loans are an unsustainable burdenMany voters have come around to the idea that the loans are an unsustainable burden
2:05 a.m. Sept. 17, 2019 - Barrons.com
Here’s How Much the Fastest Growing Jobs in the U.S. Pay The worst paid profession improves the quality of life of millions of Americans and their elderly family members
12:59 a.m. Sept. 17, 2019 - By Richard Eisenberg
Student debt is taking an emotional toll on America’s families Middle-class life is largely organized around the problem of paying for collegeThe author of ‘Indebted’ explains why the college financial aid system is broken.
2:36 p.m. Sept. 16, 2019 - Associated Press
New York Times faces criticism from all sides regarding latest Kavanaugh story Story’s placement, a bad tweet and a late correction overshadow new allegationBetween an offensive tweet and a significant revision, the New York Times’ handling of a new sexual misconduct allegation against Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh attracted almost as much attention as the accusation itself.
9:14 a.m. Sept. 16, 2019 - Barrons.com
Your Parents’ Financial Advice Is (Kind Of) Wrong The personal-finance playbook followed by past generations doesn’t add up for many people the way it used to. It’s time for some new money rules.
10:50 a.m. Sept. 13, 2019 - By Meera Jagannathan
Andrew Yang says he’ll give $1,000 a month to 10 families — here’s what 2020 Democrats have said about universal basic income The businessman has centered his campaign around a $1,000-a-month UBIThe businessman has centered his campaign around a $1,000-a-month UBI.
1:01 a.m. Sept. 11, 2019 - By Ryan Lane
What parents and grad students need to know about student loan origination fees Students and families are often confused when they find out they must repay money they never receivedThe federal government has charged about $8.3 billion in origination fees since 2013.
10:41 a.m. Sept. 6, 2019 - By Meera Jagannathan
Amid rising reports of a vaping-related lung illness, here’s how to kick your e-cigarette addiction ‘While this investigation is ongoing, people should consider not using e-cigarette products,’ the CDC said Friday‘While this investigation is ongoing, people should consider not using e-cigarette products,’ the CDC said Friday.
12:47 p.m. Sept. 5, 2019 - Associated Press
Michigan State University fined $4.5 million for role in Larry Nassar case The fine is for failing to respond to sexual assault reports against university doctor Larry NassarThe fine is for failing to respond to sexual assault reports against university doctor Larry Nassar.
6:15 a.m. Sept. 4, 2019 - By Joe Tacopino
USC parent suggests university’s favorable treatment of ‘special interest’ applicants is bribery by another name Lawyers for alleged bribery conspirator cite notations of large financial gifts in admissions documents of some prospective studentsA father who has been ensnared in the University of Southern California college cheating scandal claims that there is a “universitywide” pay-to-play program that rewards big donors at the school, a report said.
1:10 p.m. Aug. 31, 2019 - By Meera Jagannathan
People of color are reclaiming their place in a cannabis industry ‘built on the backs of people from marginalized communities’ Activists, entrepreneurs and celebs including Notorious B.I.G.’s son, C.J. Wallace, say equity and inclusion must be at the forefront of any legal marijuana businessActivists, entrepreneurs and celebs including Notorious B.I.G.’s son, C.J. Wallace, say equity and inclusion must be at the forefront of any legal marijuana business.
9:11 a.m. Aug. 28, 2019 - By Quentin Fottrell
Former smokers are picking up some terrible habits that pose major health risks Former smokers are more likely to be older than 65 and never married, with some college education and annual incomes over $75,000Former smokers are more likely to be older than 65 and never married, with some college education and annual incomes over $75,000.
7:20 a.m. Aug. 28, 2019 - By Andrew Keshner
How one woman persuaded the government to forgive $63,000 in student-loan debt she incurred 15 years ago ‘I’m just overjoyed because I believe this allows me to have a life again, rather than having to work a lot longer,’ said Christine Gold, a 62-year-old secretary in Cottonwood, Ariz. ‘I’m just overjoyed because I believe this allows me to have a life again, rather than having to work a lot longer,’ said Christine Gold, a 62-year-old secretary in Cottonwood, Ariz.
11:55 p.m. Aug. 27, 2019 - Associated Press
As concerns grow over China, Australia tries to curb foreign interference at universitiesAustralia announced Wednesday that it has formed a task force to crack down on attempts by foreign governments to meddle in Australian universities.
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