As the cost of attending college continues to increase, and as the credit crunch kicks traditional lenders out of the student loan market, some necessary (if imperfect) innovations are sprouting up. BusinessWeek profiles some new peer-to-peer student loan lending organizations. Whether they'll be strong to the finish remains to be seen.
UPDATE: The above text now links correctly. However, the previous (incorrect) link is actually quite amusing. We blogged about ages ago here.