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.
The Pentagon has taken the University of Phoenix off probation, three months after suspending the for-profit school from its military financial aid program and from recruiting on military bases.
How misbehavior that used to result in a trip to the principal’s office is now leading to arrests, interrogations and criminal charges.
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.