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Students walk near Sather Gate on the University of California at Berkeley campus. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

ConsumerWatch: Program Helps Public Servants Forgive Student Loans

College debt means dreams delayed for many graduates. A little-known program could help many former students get off the hook for their debts.

09/16/2013

Students walk to class at UC Berkeley (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Report Finds College Still A Good Investment For Californians

Despite rising tuition and growing student loan debt, college is still a good investment.

06/04/2013

UC Berkeley

No Tuition Hike For UC Students

The president of the University of California will not request a hike in tuition.

06/28/2012

Casino mogul Sheldon Adelson (Photo by aaron tam/AFP/Getty Images)

Market Rates For The Middle Class

With a couple of simple fixes from Congress, billions of dollars could be put into the economy by allowing middle class families to refinance their mortgages and by keeping student loans at market rates. Maybe […]

06/08/2012

UC Davis Classroom

California Lacks Plan To Pay For Middle Class Scholarship Act

The California Assembly has approved a bill to cut the cost of attending a California public university for middle class students who make too much money to qualify for financial aid, but no vote has been scheduled on the complicated tax code maneuver needed to pay for the plan.

05/31/2012

San Francisco State University (SFSU)

KCBS Cover Story: Interest Rate Hike Imminent On Thousands Of Student Loans

The clock is ticking for students who have taken out subsidized federal loans for college as an interest rate reduction is set to expire.

04/24/2012

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ConsumerWatch: More College Grads Struggling To Pay Student Loans

A growing number of college graduates are having trouble paying their student loans. Defaults are up dramatically, and some experts think it’s going to get worse as the economy continues to struggle.

KPIX 5–08/29/2011

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For-Profit Colleges May Lose Cal Grant Eligibility

Many for-profit colleges could lose their eligibility for California higher-education grants under new rules being considered by state lawmakers.

CBS San Francisco–03/10/2011

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State Researchers Pinpoint True Cost Of College Education

The report put the total cost of a UC student living on campus at more than $27,000, an 18% increase from 2006. At a CSU campus, costs increased 23% to $20,000.

CONNECT WITH KCBS–03/01/2011