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  • WVSU board OKs tuition, fee increases totaling 7 percent

    The Board of Governors at West Virginia State University has approved tuition and fee increases of approximately 7 percent for in-state undergraduates. The Charleston Gazette (http://bit.ly/1JjDLxc ) reports that the board approved the increases...
  • Missouri Legislature passes $26 billion spending plan

    Missouri lawmakers passed a $26 billion budget plan on Thursday for the next fiscal year that would increase basic aid for K-12 public schools while holding spending for social services stagnant — a sticking point that garnered criticism from...
  • No more secret buyouts

    No more secret buyouts
    Two years ago, board members who oversaw Metra ousted their executive director but handed him a severance package worth up to $871,000. They tried to keep the details secret. We see that a lot in Illinois, particularly in higher education. University of...
  • Cal State study will explore student food and housing needs

    Cal State study will explore student food and housing needs
    There is no doubt that hunger and homelessness is a reality for some California State University students, and now the school system is attempting to chart the depths of those needs. The one-year project will probe the scope of food and housing...
  • Ohio police advisory group calls for more training hours

    Ohio should dramatically increase the amount of basic and advanced training it requires for police officers and reduce the number of police academies, an attorney general's task force recommended Thursday. All potential police officers should have a high...
  • Malloy's First Veto Protects Board of Regents' Authority

    Gov. Dannel P. Malloy's first veto of the 2015 session preserves the authority of the Board of Regents for Higher Education to make decisions about closing college campuses. In a message delivered Monday, the governor vetoed a bill that would have...
  • Rutgers: Another 'denial of service' causing Internet outage

    Rutgers University says its latest Internet outage is from the same kind of "denial of service" attack that crippled campus computer systems earlier this month. The Internet went down around 10 a.m. Monday on campus. Many online functions were still...
  • Entering special session, legislators face big issues

    Washington's 64th Legislature sent 298 bills to Gov. Jay Inslee's desk during its 103-day 2015 session, but enough remains unaddressed that lawmakers are coming back to the Capitol Wednesday to continue work in a special session. How long they might...
  • School notes for students in Annapolis and southern Anne Arundel County

    McDaniel College theatre arts students Bryan Bowen, a freshman from North Beach, and Brandon Richards, a freshmen from Chesapeake Beach, were scheduled to perform in the premiere of "Wendell," loosely based on the play "Woyzeck" by Georg Buchner....
  • Posters, Photos At UConn Capture Anti-War Spirit Of Vietnam Era

    Posters, Photos At UConn Capture Anti-War Spirit Of Vietnam Era
    While we ponder the recent sesquicentennial of the Civil War's end, another conflict's anniversary looms. This one nearly touched off a second civil war — on American college campuses, in the streets and on The Mall in Washington, D.C. That...
  • Lawmakers want investigation into Sweet Briar College

    A group of state lawmakers is calling for the Virginia attorney general to investigate Sweet Briar College's use of state funded tuition assistance in light of the college's recent decision to close. Lawmakers announced Tuesday they are circulating a...