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Proposed Stress Tests for Private Colleges

Proposed Stress Tests for Private Colleges

  For Immediate Release January 22, 2019 Contact: Steve Crawford, Crawford Strategies, 857–753–4132, steve@crawfordstrategies.com Testimony of Bob Hildreth to the Massachusetts Board of Education Regarding Proposed Stress Tests for Private Colleges Framingham,...

#ThanksForTheDebt

#ThanksForTheDebt

                   This Thanksgiving break, the Hildreth Institute led it’s first social awareness digital campaign — calling on activists, students, and alumni to draw attention to the lasting financial ramifications of assuming student loans. Through hundreds...

Why I am funding the Lawsuit Against Mount Ida College

The closure of Mount Ida College this spring was shocking to its students, all of whom were studying for their final exams. They had to scramble to find other schools to complete their degrees- a daunting task given that transfer deadlines for most institutions had...

Student Loan Debt Innovation

Student Loan Debt Innovation

  By Bob Hildreth I went to a great AARP meeting in D.C. on Monday on Student Loan Debt Innovation. There were about 30 people in attendance from organizations as diverse as the American Teachers Federation, American Progress, The Education Trust, DEMOS, and Seth...