Tag: Student Tuition

Forgive Us Our Student Loan Debts?

Forgive Us Our Student Loan Debts?

| June 8, 2012 | 0 Comments

Maria Mayo March 8, U.S. Rep. Hansen Clarke proposed theStudent Loan Forgiveness Act of 2012 (H.R. 4170). In making a case for the bill, he observed that the unemployment rate for college graduates was 9.1 percent in 2011, and that Americans’ outstanding student loan debt obligations now exceed $1 trillion. The bill aims “to increase purchasing power, strengthen […]

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Occupy Graduation at SF State University!

Occupy Graduation at SF State University!

| June 8, 2012 | 0 Comments

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STOP THE STUDENT LOAN INTEREST RATE FROM DOUBLING!

STOP THE STUDENT LOAN INTEREST RATE FROM DOUBLING!

| June 8, 2012 | 0 Comments

“Obama warns of congressional inaction on student loan bill”   Rosalind S. Helderman and Amy Gardner, Published: June 7 LAS VEGAS — With a July 1 rate increase on education loans approaching, President Obama told students here on Thursday that it is Congress’s job to move swiftly to prevent the rise, even as Republicans in Washington accused him of ignoring their […]

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Reining In College Tuition

Reining In College Tuition

| February 4, 2012 | 0 Comments

 Higher education institutions are predictably cool to President Obama’s proposal to shift federal aid away from colleges that fail to control rising tuition. Even though the details of his plan, which would require Congressional approval, will not be fleshed out until later this month, the idea behind it is sound. Related News Mixed Reviews of […]

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Press Release: STUDENTS ONCE AGAIN SEVERELY INJURED BY POLICE

Press Release: STUDENTS ONCE AGAIN SEVERELY INJURED BY POLICE

| January 20, 2012 | 0 Comments

For Immediate Release                                    Press Contact: Natalia Abrams                                                (323) 642-8102 STUDENTS ONCE AGAIN SEVERELY INJURED BY POLICE Occupy Colleges denounces police shooting and beating of students at UC Riverside and calls upon a national student mobilization in […]

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