Income-share agreements are a novel way to pay tuition fees

https://www.economist.com/news/finance-and-economics/21746279-they-shift-risk-students-investors-and-nudge-universities-think-about

http://archive.is/UvzpM

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Betsy DeVos Just Tried to Take Away the Ability of States to Crack Down on Abusive Student Debt Collectors

https://theintercept.com/2018/03/09/education-department-student-debt-rule/

http://archive.is/RBMlU

Student Loans Will Cost Taxpayers $36 Billion: Thanks, Obama

In 2010, President Obama effectively nationalized student lending by cutting banks — which had been offering government-backed loans to students — out of the equation and having the government make the loans itself.

As a result, federal student loan debt shot up from $154.9 billion in 2009 to $1.1 trillion by the end of 2017.

https://www.investors.com/politics/editorials/student-loans-will-cost-taxpayers-36-billion-thanks-obama/

http://archive.is/ALW7Q

Senate votes to extend college financial aid to state Dreamers

A prime sponsor of SB 5074, Sen. David Frockt, D-Seattle, said the new bill provides an extra sense of security to Washington’s undocumented students at a time when federal policy is unsettling.

http://www.kirklandreporter.com/northwest/senate-votes-to-extend-college-financial-aid-to-state-dreamers/

http://archive.is/Tu353

Affirmative action could make a comeback in Washington State

Two decades after a voter-approved initiative made the practice illegal, legislators are calling for a reversal.

The bill’s prime sponsor, Senator Maralyn Chase, D-Edmonds, and co-sponsors of SB 6406 believe that Initiative 200 had the opposite effect on college admissions and state employment than its intent, which was to level the playing field.

http://www.kirklandreporter.com/northwest/affirmative-action-could-make-a-comeback-in-washington-state/

http://archive.is/3zL2q