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College tuition news and analysis from The Nation
November 17, 2017
The GOP Tax Plan Would Make It Even Harder to Be a Grad Student
Cutting a vital tuition exemption, the plan would push students even further into poverty.
September 15, 2017
Betsy DeVos Is Helping Education Profiteers Rip Off Students
Left for dead under Obama, the industry is suddenly getting everything it wants.
May 9, 2017
The Higher-Education Crisis Is a Labor Crisis
A unionization drive at Vanderbilt University shows how austerity in higher education is hurting educators and students.
April 27, 2017
Students Are Now Leading the Resistance to Austerity in Puerto Rico
Some $40 billion of the island’s debt could be illegal—so why is the government shutting down the audit commission?
April 4, 2017
Why I Introduced the College for All Act
There’s nothing normal about graduating with massive student-loan debt.
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March 31, 2017
Trump’s Administration Is Making It Easier for For-Profit Colleges to Screw Over More Students
Education Secretary Betsy DeVos has already picked a for-profit college official for her team—are more to come?
December 22, 2016
Will Obama Cancel the Loan Debt of For-Profit College Victims?
It may be their last chance for justice before Trump takes over.
November 29, 2016
How Do You Stop Trump? Boycott Debt.
We need to distract Trump. Student loans are a good place to start.
October 11, 2016
The First Campus Strike in Over 30 Years Is Happening at Harvard
The university’s dining staff is demanding a living wage—and students and campus staff are on their side.
September 19, 2016
4 Simple Ways to Help 44 Million Americans With Student Debt
The student-loan-debt crisis is very real, yet policies have failed to respond with any urgency.