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  • How Obama reversed course on federal college ratings

    President Barack Obama dearly wanted to get the government in the business of rating colleges and universities based on value and affordability, promising a new system by 2015. Now that goal is shriveling under the weight of a concerted opposition from universities, lawmakers and bureaucrats in Obama's own administration.
  • Tuition up this fall at 9 Mississippi community colleges

    Nine of Mississippi's 15 community and junior colleges will raise charges on students this fall, with the average price of tuition and fees rising by 4 percent statewide. On average, a student will pay $2,577 for two semesters of full-time classes, up...

    UConn's Alumni Vote To Dissolve 127-Year-Old Association

    UConn's Alumni Vote To Dissolve 127-Year-Old Association
    Members of the UConn Alumni Association have voted to dissolve the 127-year-old organization and to transfer the group's approximately $6 million in assets to the UConn Foundation to be used for scholarships and alumni programs. As decided by the UConn...

    Scholarships give college-bound homeless students a boost

    Scholarships give college-bound homeless students a boost
    Aja Lowrey knows what it means to struggle. The 18-year-old Chicagoan has endured homelessness twice during critical junctures of her young life. After receiving most of her schooling at Leslie Lewis Elementary School in the North Austin neighborhood,...

    Lawmakers pass bills helping students with tuition costs

    Oregon lawmakers in both chambers are making it easier for a large cohort of students to pay for their higher education under two bills they passed Thursday, despite criticism the programs could be too costly or unfairly favor some students over others....