ID Statesman – Student loan defaults on the rise in Idaho

By Bill Roberts | Original Story Link The higher rates for the state's universities go against national trends. Rising college costs, including transportation and tuition, along with Idaho's low wages and students' penchant for overborrowing, could all be contributing to the increasing percentage of federal loan defaults at Idaho's public universities, college officials say. What are the numbers? Three of…

Idaho Statesman – Grant helps low income students pay for college tests

Low income Idaho students will get help from the federal government to pay for advanced placement tests as part of a plan to boost their college and career readiness. Idaho has been awarded $75,552. Students taking advanced placement exams can earn college credit while still in high school and reduce the cost of attending college.

Join us for the Spacebar Social on Wed, Jul 30th!

    In just two days the Idaho Young Democrats will be having our July General Meeting and Social Hour at Spacebar (ages 21+) in downtown Boise!  On Wed, July 30th the General Meeting will begin at 7:00pm, with our social hour starting by 7:45! Come meet, have a drink, and play some games with a great group of Young Dems! CLICK HERE FOR DIRECTIONS TO…