Notes in the Margins: Women back to school, forgiving student loans and hip hop higher ed

Instead of Work, Younger Women Head to School There are now — for the first time in three decades — more young women in school than in the work force. (The New York Times)

Should Student Loans be Dischargeable in Bankruptcy?  Will legislative attempts to ease students’ debt burden work, or is a bigger fix needed? (Forbes)

Hip-Hop Establishes Its Place in Higher Education Hip-hop has held a place on many college students’ mp3 players for years. However, this music genre has also become part of academia, influencing the way degree seekers learn as well as how professors teach. (US News and World Report)