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  • Florida prepaid college plan sales set record

    Florida prepaid college plan sales set record
    Sales of Florida's prepaid college tuition plans set records during the first week of open enrollment, with purchases tripling over the same period last year.
  • Reducing student debt requires a national commitment

    Reducing student debt requires a national commitment
    Tonight, as families of high school students across the country sit down to eat dinner, talk will likely turn to college applications. For those in the midst of the process, the conversation will almost definitely touch on affordability. And for those...

    Credit standards to loosen for PLUS college loan program

    The U.S. Department of Education will soon loosen the credit standards for parents looking to borrow to pay for college under the parent PLUS loan program. The new rules will be published next month and will go into effect for the next school year....

    Sean Moore: Reconsider pre-paid college plans

    Sean Moore: Reconsider pre-paid  college plans
    As parents, there's no question we get sweaty palms and suffer anxiety when thinking about financial obligations. And, there is perhaps no greater stress point than trying to figure out how to pay for our children's college educations. In June, our...

    Cal State awarded $60 million in federal grants to help diversify biomedical research

    Cal State awarded $60 million in federal grants to help diversify biomedical research
    Three California State University campuses Wednesday were awarded more than $60 million in federal grants to help train low-income and minority students for biomedical research careers. The National Institutes of Health grants are for five years and...