Baker Mitchell is a North Carolina businessman who celebrates the power of the free market. Every year, millions of public dollars flow through Mitchell’s nonprofit charter schools to for-profit companies he controls.
by Marian Wang, ProPublica | Oct 15, 2014
New Department of Education data shows rising default rates on federal loans to parents.
by Marian Wang, ProPublica | Apr 6, 2014
Savvier college-bound consumers know that the so-called “sticker price” of tuition and fees at a given college or university isn’t what many – or even most – students pay.
by Marian Wang, ProPublica | Jan 2, 2014
Many are worried that as public universities gain freedom, they will end up sidelining broader goals such as access and affordability
by Marian Wang, ProPublica | Oct 7, 2013
80 percent of admissions directors surveyed at public four-year universities agreed or strongly agreed that they were likely to increase their efforts to recruit out-of-state students.
by Marian Wang, ProPublica | Sep 19, 2013
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