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Higher Education Bubble Vexing for Arkansas Institutions

Higher Education Bubble Vexing for Arkansas Institutions

Runaway inflation in the health care sector is obvious to every American family, but when a kid heads to college, this fact hits home: The consumer cost of higher education has inflated even faster over the past quarter-century.
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Even in Bankruptcy, College Debt Stands

Generally, student loans aren't discharged in bankruptcy, leaving borrowers with the debt after they've gone through the process. That could be a problem for the growing number of borrowers.
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Georgia Pacific, UAM-CTC Team Up to Train Workers for 21st Century

A worker-training technique that evolved in the Middle Ages is gaining new currency in 21st century Crossett.
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