Student loan debt crushing older Americans too

The crushing weight of student loan debt isn’t a problem affecting just younger Americans; a new study shows older Americans are shouldering an increasing share of the nation’s collective $1.34 trillion student loan debt.



Malloy plan would eliminate school aid to 85 districts

Gov. Dannel P. Malloy on Friday announced a new spending plan that would eliminate state education aid to 85 school districts and reduce school aid to another 54 cities and towns, if the state budget impasse isn't resolved by next month.