Just about everyone involved in the student loan industry these days – banks, private investors and even the federal government – makes money off the borrowers. On this episode of Reveal, we explore how this happened and who’s profiting from student debt.
Today, just about everyone involved in the student loan industry makes money off students – the banks, private investors, even the federal government.
Every student’s struggle with student loans tells a different story. Here’s a look at how nine people are coping with their debt.
Once a family-owned firm, NCO Financial Systems moved into the student loan collection business in 1996 and began buying up other debt collectors – before the Federal Trade Commission cracked down.
In this hour of Reveal, we’re looking into Title IX, the historic law meant to end gender discrimination in schools. We mostly see this play out in school sports, but behind all the fanfare, there’s a story of failure.
On this episode of Reveal, we explore how an attempt to boost diversity in Texas colleges could, paradoxically, end affirmative action.
A Virginia juvenile court has dropped charges against Kayleb Moon-Robinson, a sixth-grader with autism whose rough arrest on felony charges was the focus of a Center for Public Integrity investigation into questionable school policing.
In August, we’re picking up the threads from three major investigations to see what’s happened since they aired. These are stories that moved people, made them angry and sparked change.
Previously, we met Kayleb Moon-Robinson, a sixth-grader with autism who was charged with disorderly conduct and felony assault based on incidents at school. We catch up with Kayleb now and take a look at the impact his story has made since it first aired.
The University of California has invested more than $200 million in private equity funds sold by two Silicon Valley venture capital firms. But for years, the firms haven’t provided UC with any information about how each individual investment is performing.