The Feds Don't Care If You Dropped Out of College. They Want Their Money Back

Half of recent dropouts are delinquent on their student debt.
Photographer: Shawn Patrick Ouellette/Portland Press Herald via Getty Images

When it comes to collecting on student loans, the U.S. Department of Education treats college dropouts the same as Ivy League graduates: They just want the money back. New data show the perils of that approach.

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