It's gone: Perkins, the oldest federal loan program, has expired

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It's gone: Perkins, the oldest federal loan program, has expired
The Perkins Loan Program — an initiative that helps half-a-million college students fund their education — expired on Wednesday after the Senate blocked legislation to extend it. According to the Washington Post, objection to the program was endorsed …
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Loan defaults for state's community college students fall
The percentage of Massachusetts community college students who are in default on their student loans has dropped significantly for the first time in three years, new federal data show. Default rates have been high for students who graduated during and …
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