Posted on 10/03/18 by Victoria Jackson in Education & Training
Student loan debt is crushing Ohioans, who owe a combined $57 billion.
On average, Ohio undergraduate students who attend public universities and community colleges borrow $23,116 and $15,767, respectively. Students in Ohio struggle more with student debt than students nationally. Ohio has one of the highest rates of student debt per capita, and Ohio’s student loan default rate is higher than the national average. Rural, non-white, and low-income Ohioans struggle the most with paying their debt. Many Ohioans must choose between making loan payments and paying for other necessities like rent or food.
Catrina Otonoga and Elizabeth Cusma are just two of... read more
Posted on 06/05/18 by Intern Writer in Education & Training
By Brynn Williams
Graduating high school is an exciting but stressful rite of passage. One of the hardest parts of senior year is going through the college process. Picking a school that fits you is important.... read more
Posted on 12/19/17 by Victoria Jackson in Education & Training
The GOP federal tax overhaul slashes taxes for the wealthy and corporations at the expense of our country’s future. The bill increases the deficit by $1.5 trillion, paid for in part by siphoning resources from... read more
Posted on 11/22/17 by Hannah Halbert in Education & Training
Military veterans are vulnerable to predatory recruitment by for-profit career colleges. In many cases, for-profit career colleges see them as “dollar signs in uniform,” according to a 2011 report by assistant director for service member... read more
Posted on 07/28/17 by Victoria Jackson in Education & Training
Ashley Monk faced tough choices after graduating from the University of Cincinnati — but not about what job to take or what city to live in. She had to choose between paying student loans and... read more
Posted on 11/18/16 by Michael Shields in Education & Training
Cleveland expands its program and Cincinnati and Dayton approve preschool for all
Communities across Ohio are recognizing the vital need for preschool as an early learning foundation and coming up with innovative solutions to deliver quality... read more
Posted on 10/18/16 in Education & Training
Talk to an educator or policymaker about elementary and secondary education in the United States and before long you’ll hear it referred to as “K-12.” The United States is not alone in maintaining a public... read more
Posted on 10/06/16 by Victoria Jackson in Education & Training
Art often grapples with issues affecting society, so it is no surprise that the theme of student debt is now making its way into music and other art.
References to college financing in art help show... read more