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Morning Roundup: From The New York Times: Revamping of Student Loans Approved by Senate The measure ends billions of dollars...


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From The New York Times: Revamping of Student Loans Approved by Senate
The measure ends billions of dollars in subsidies paid to commercial banks for making federally backed student loans in which they bore almost no risk, and expands direct federal loans to students instead.

From The New York Times: Escaping From Poverty
Nicholas Kristof writes about experiments with jobs and schooling improving the lives of the poor.

From The Chronicle of Higher Education: Haiti Considers How to Rebuild an Entire Higher-Education System
The first report to provide a comprehensive assessment of the damage done by a major January earthquake to Haiti's already flailing universities paints a grim picture.

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