Nation Topics - Higher Education
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The exploitation of contingent labor, a shrinking middle class, administrative elephantiasis: the turmoil in academia is a microcosm of American society as a whole.
Thanks to Governor Christie, a generation of hardworking New Jersey students don't know if they'll be able to afford college.
Nation Writing Contest Winner: Students and workers pay the price in the decline of Detroit's automobile industry.
Finding out that higher education and burger production have a disturbing amount in common.
A father councils his son to find work he's passionate about, after losing his own job as a in a bank buyout.
While the University of Texas at Austin's football team receives generous funding, the Vietnamese language program is being cut—even though it's the third-most-spoken language in the state.
A college degree shouldn't have to seem out of reach for American Indian young people—and they shouldn't have to compromise their cultural heritage in the process, either.
When we willingly donate parts of our bodies to science, who should profit?
Massive layoffs, reductions in class offerings and downsizing of graduate programs spurred protests at dozens of universities on March 4. What's next for the student movement?
Largely overshadowed by Healthcare's passage, student loan reform promises big changes to the current bank-based lending system. This week, The Breakdown with Christopher Hayes and education Policy Analyst Ben Miller, dissect these changes and explain how they will effect college students, past, present and future.
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