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Arizona student-loan defaults are highest in the nation, report shows

By URIEL J. GARCIA Cronkite News Service WASHINGTON – Arizona had the nation’s highest number of people in default on their federal student loans in fiscal 2009, according to the latest figures from the U.S. Department of Education. The “cohort default rate” statistics, released Monday, showed that 44,216 of the 276,057 student borrowers credited to

University of Georgia professors create Freedom University to give undocumented students a chance at college

LatinaLista — Undocumented college students in Georgia were facing a pretty dismal start to the school year this year. A ruling in 2010 by the Georgia State Board of Regents barring any state college or university from accepting undocumented immigrants on their campuses, if those schools had rejected academically qualified students in the previous two years,

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