Tag: Education

Behold, a different kind of student-debt cancellation

For years, student advocates and some higher-education leaders have worried about the ways in which even small debts that students owe to their schools can hold them back from continuing college and completing their degree.  Over the past few months, it’s become clear that some schools needed to mitigate this problem was something simple: More […]

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‘There are inherent disparities in the system’: Former NBA players say new NCAA rules will make college more equitable for athletes

The Value Gap is a MarketWatch Q&A series with business leaders, academics, policymakers and activists on reducing racial and social inequalities. Thanks to various state laws, a recent Supreme Court decision and subsequent rule changes by the National Collegiate Athletic Association, college athletes can now profit from their names, images and likenesses, or NIL. That rule […]

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