Tag: US education

Teacher shortages worsening in the majority of US states, the study reveals

Exclusive: Guardian survey shows schools turning to underqualified graduates to put more teachers in the classroom Teacher shortages are worsening across the US for the majority of states, according to an exclusive survey by the Guardian. The Guardian contacted all US states departments and boards of education and other official bodies. Forty-one states responded; nine

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Deceased and still in debt: the student loans that don’t get forgiven

Its not clear how many deceased students Navient is chasing for money but the company has been riddled with controversy   In 2005, Sean Bennett took out a student loan with Sallie Mae, in 2010 he graduated from college and in 2011, when Sean was 23 years old, he died in a car accident. At

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How student loan companies pretend to be your friend

Private lenders are using free movies and happy hours to entice people to refinance their student debt Are you one of the 44 million Americans drowning in student loans you fear you’ll never pay back? Worried that you’ll be in the red for the rest of your life? Well, why not forget about your spiraling

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