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The Student Loan Makeover

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Friday, March 26, 2010

Big changes are coming to the student loan system. Jason Delisle, of the New America Foundation takes a close look at the legislation before congress – and parses what the impact will be for students and families. Plus, forty years after a landmark sex discrimination suit against Newsweek magazine, a look at what’s changed and what hasn’t for women in the workforce.

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Student Loan Law

Director of the New America Foundation’s Federal Education Budget Project, Jason Delisle, discusses what's new in legislation on student loans.

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Not Your Mother's Sexism

Forty years ago, a group of women sued Newsweek magazine for sex discrimination. Jessica Bennett, senior Newsweek writer, and Lynn Povich, the magazine’s first female senior editor and one of the original litigants, reflect on the suit and talk about what’s changed and what hasn’t for women in ...

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