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  1. For-profit college students twice as likely to default on loans, report says

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    Education Secretary Betsy DeVos speaks during the Milken Institute Global Conference in Beverly Hills, California, in May. Photo by Mike Blake/Reuters WASHINGTON — Students who attended for-profit colleges were twice as likely or more to default on their loans than students who attended public educational institutions, according to a federal study published Wednesday. The report by the National Center of Education Statistics looks at students who began their undergraduate education in 2003 …
  2. At an innovative high school, students get support battling their addictions while they learn

    10.06 / 08:14 pbs.org Pbs.org - Education & Family
    Watch Video | Listen to the Audio JUDY WOODRUFF: And now to our America Addicted series. Drug use has been down among teenagers, but mortality is rising. And that is leading many to seek out new options for their children. The “NewsHour”‘s Pamela Kirkland went to look at how one so-called recovery school in Indianapolis is giving new hope to students battling addiction. It’s part of our weekly Making the Grade look at education. FRANCIE WILCOX, Student, Hope…