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Protect Student Borrowers in Massachusetts Now!

Protect Student Borrowers in Massachusetts Now!

We are proud to have joined in 50+ organizations to write a letter in support of the establishment of a Student Loan Borrower Bill of Rights in Massachusetts (as outlined in H.3977 and included in S.2874) and urge members of the Conference Committee for the Economic...

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#BlackLivesMatter for Justice and Equity

#BlackLivesMatter for Justice and Equity

Hildreth Institute affirms its solidarity with the Black Lives Matter movement. As Hildreth Institute continues to work for educational equity in the United States, we call for justice and equity for Black Americans. We remain vigilant to biases and structural...

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Why You Need to Think About College as a Business

Why You Need to Think About College as a Business

Nonprofit colleges have a mission to do the common good. In turn, they don't pay taxes on their earnings for which some surpass $100 million each year. Nor do they pay taxes on their miles of property. It made me wonder, are colleges actually businesses? My answer was...

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Ghosts of Student Loans Past

By: Rebekah Wysocki My friends and I — probably most people of my generation — joke that our retirement plan is death. It’s not as morbid as it sounds; but. , Still, but many of us have been so bogged down by the financial decisions that we made at the notoriously...

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