Thursday, July 16, 2009

Links for 7/16/09

by Andrew Gillen

Student Lending Analytics gives a good summary of the proposed changes in financial aid.

Inside Higher Ed brings us up to speed on the state of the debate of fin aid reform.

Edububble finds out that you have to pay tax on student loans that are forgiven under the new income based repayment program. Could be as high as 50% of the amount forgiven.

Keith Hampson interviews Jeff Shelstad of Flat World Knowledge, which has free online textbooks.

And last but not least, "China outlaws shock treatment for uncontrollable urge to blog." Two disturbing things about this. One, you're considered an addict if you spend more than 6 hours a day on the internet, and two, they used to think shock therapy would cure such an affliction.

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