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Occupy Wall Street Artists Are Fighting Corporate Control Over Museums

Activists are challenging the 1 percent's influence in the art world and tackling art student debt.
Aaron Barksdale
11.30.17
Frontier

Billions in Untapped College Financial Aid Is up for Grabs With This New Tool

An online platform helps move students past the outdated FAFSA to streamline the process of making college more affordable.
Helaina Hovitz
11.22.17
Rise Up

For 45 Million Americans, Student Debt Could Be a Thing of the Past

Some lawmakers really do want to make college affordable again, and here's how.
Kimberly Lawson
11.20.17
Rise Up

Bernie Sanders on Why the Time Is Now to Make College Tuition Free

The debilitating price tag on college, coupled with the fact that 44 million Americans already owe more than $1.3 trillion in student loan debt, is why Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders introduced the 'College for All' Act earlier this year.
Kimberly Lawson
11.17.17
Voices

Bernie Sanders: We Must Make Public Colleges and Universities Tuition Free

Americans face almost $1.5 trillion in debt in the name of higher education.
Bernie Sanders
10.9.17
Frontier

Europe and Asia Are Churning out College Grads at Higher Rates Than the US

America's struggle to keep up with other countries in producing degree-holding grads continues.
Impact Staff
8.21.17
Frontier

People Can't Afford College, so They're Taking Free College Classes Online

Massive Online Open Courses could spark a college affordability renaissance, but they're also probably too good to be true.
Emily Weitz
8.15.17
The Rundown

As LBJ's Landmark Voting Rights Act Turns 52, Gerrymandering Still a Threat

Your daily guide to what's working, what's not and what you can do about it.
Impact Staff
8.7.17
Impact Work

In 2017, College Affordability Is Far From a Reality in the US

State legislators are still hard at work developing creative programs to pump the breaks on student debt and increase accessibility to postsecondary programs.
Katelyn Harrop
8.2.17
The Rundown

Tennessee's New Free Community College Program Is Lit

Your daily guide to what’s working, what’s not and what you can do about it.
Impact Staff
5.26.17
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Crushing Student Loan Debt Is Hurting Women the Most

Paying back tens of thousands of dollars in student loan debt is a universally horrific experience, but it's worse for women.
Gabby Bess
5.24.17