Kirk Carapezza

Kirk Carapezza appears in the following:

Tens of Thousands of Former For-Profit College Students Await Debt Relief

Tuesday, June 26, 2018

A federal judge in California recently ordered the Education Department to stop collecting on loans of students who attended schools run by the now defunct Corinthian Colleges.

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Student Activists Push for Asian-American Studies Programs

Wednesday, May 30, 2018

Asians are the fastest growing ethnic group in the country, but few colleges and universities offer programs about Asian-American history or culture.

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Controversial Online University Launches Next Month

Friday, March 30, 2018

For the first time in the history of American higher education, a state public university has purchased a for-profit college and the deal is stirring some controversy.

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Uncertain Times for DACA College Students on U.S.-Mexico Border

Monday, February 26, 2018

College students who were protected by the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program face an uneasy time with Congress still hesitating to act.

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DOJ Looks Into Whether Harvard Discriminates Against Asian-Americans

Thursday, August 03, 2017

The Justice Department says it is looking into claims that Harvard University holds Asian-American applicants to higher standards than black and Latino students.

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Travel Ban's 'Chilling Effect' Could Cost Universities Hundreds Of Millions

Friday, April 07, 2017

President Trump's latest travel ban is stuck in legal limbo, but many still think it's having an effect on American colleges and universities.

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National Survey Shows High Rates Of Hungry And Homeless Community College Students

Wednesday, March 15, 2017

Researchers surveyed more than 33,000 community college students and found that a greater number are going without food and housing than previously thought.

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Meditation, Nutrition, Fitness: One 'Party School' Tries To Tame The College Brain

Tuesday, March 14, 2017

The University of Vermont, Burlington offers students a healthy-living environment, away from drugs and alcohol, to teach students to nurture their young brains.

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Trump’s Tough Talk on China Rattles U.S. Colleges

Thursday, February 23, 2017

Some American colleges and universities could lose billions of dollars in tuition revenue from Chinese students if President Trump's tough talk on China disrupts their business model.

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These Top Schools Are Offering Big Savings On Master's Degrees, But There's A Catch

Wednesday, February 15, 2017

A master's degree, especially from an elite university, can be expensive. But a several universities are trying an experiment online to see if that cost, for some degrees, can come down.

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The Number Of Hungry And Homeless Students Rises Along With College Costs

Wednesday, February 08, 2017

Research shows that many college students across the country are working, borrowing and still falling behind.

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What The People Who Read Your College Application Really Think

Thursday, December 29, 2016

The college application process can be confusing and frustrating for prospective students. Here's a look at what happens behind the curtain.

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GAO Report: Student Loan Forgiveness Will Cost More than $100 Billion

Thursday, December 01, 2016

The federal government is set to forgive more than $100 billion in student loan debt over the next few decades. That's according to a report out this week from the Government Accountability Office.

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Where Are The 40,000 Students ITT Tech Left Behind When It Closed?

Tuesday, October 04, 2016

Community and nonprofit colleges across the country are recruiting former ITT Tech students who face a tough decision: roll the dice on transferring credits, or lose them all for debt relief.

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As College Costs Soar, Critics Question Open Curriculum Courses

Thursday, August 18, 2016

College students heading back to campus may find some obscure course offerings such as: Zombies in Popular Media. Some argue every class has its merit; others worry they are a waste of time and money.

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The Days May Be Numbered For Corinthian Colleges' Accreditor

Wednesday, June 15, 2016

The U.S. Department of Education has recommended that one of the country's largest college accreditors, ACICS, lose its power to accredit schools.

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Asian American Groups Target Top Ivy League Schools For Racial Discrimination

Wednesday, June 01, 2016

A coalition of Asian American groups filed a federal complaint asking for an investigation into Yale, Brown and Dartmouth for alleged racially discriminatory practices in college admissions processes.

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How Massachusetts Became The Best State In Education

Tuesday, April 26, 2016

When the state overhauled the school funding system by pouring resources into low-income districts, schools in Massachusetts went from the middle of the pack to first place.

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Can More Money Fix America's Schools?

Monday, April 25, 2016

It's one of the loudest debates in education: whether spending more money adds up to better test scores and graduation rates.

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