Student advocates want to change a federal law that they say prevents many Minnesota college students from finding out about a low-cost, state-run student-loan program. Since 2010, colleges have been required to vet private lenders thoroughly before recommending them to students. Many schools say that’s too cumbersome, so they don’t recommend any lenders at all. Read more

A while back I did a radio piece on how student leaders at Minnesota State Colleges and Universities (MnSCU) system campuses were saying the State Grant formula was unfair toward working part-time students. Above is a survey that the Minnesota State University Student Association (which represents those at four-year institutions) conducted of part-time students. The Read more