Posts by Mark Huelsman

Arne Duncan made some waves yesterday with a speech that ostensibly tried to provide some “tough talk” for colleges to do better at graduating their students, improving learning outcomes, and...
July 28, 2015 | Mark Huelsman
Third Way, a centrist think tank, is making some waves with a new report examining how student debt is impacting students’ ability to graduate from college, and what it might be doing to them after...
June 19, 2015 | Mark Huelsman
There has been much joy in progressive circles this week, as Hillary Clinton’s campaign has floated an embrace of debt-free higher education, following broad statements of support from other...
May 8, 2015 | Mark Huelsman
As the 2016 campaign begins to take shape, there have been strong signals that debt-free higher education is going to be a central policy flash point.
May 6, 2015 | Mark Huelsman
1.)  Yesterday, after some dogged journalistic legwork by Inside Higher Ed’s Michael Stratford, the Department of Education released a list of 560 colleges that have been placed under a level of...
April 1, 2015 | Mark Huelsman
There’s an important scoop-y piece in the Chronicle of Higher Education today concerning the House Republicans’ budget priorities for higher education.
March 19, 2015 | Mark Huelsman
We’re in the throes of budget season, the annual tradition where the White House and various Congressional factions lay out their taxing and spending wish-list for the coming year. While budget...
March 18, 2015 | Mark Huelsman
The New York Fed has blessed us this week with a whole lot of new data points about student debt, in a series of three blog posts and the release of their quarterly Household Debt and Credit Report.
February 20, 2015 | Mark Huelsman