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  • Cheaper Florida prepaid tuition plans on sale Wednesday

    Cheaper Florida prepaid tuition plans on sale Wednesday
    Families interested in saving for college but turned off in the past by the high cost of Florida's prepaid tuition plans should give those options another look this year, state officials say. When the plans go on sale tomorrow, they'll be much cheaper,...
  • Robert B. Reich: American higher education skewed toward elite private universities

    Imagine a system of college education supported by high and growing government spending on elite private universities that mainly educate children of the wealthy and upper-middle class, with low and declining government spending on public universities...
  • Parents ask to intervene in voucher lawsuit

    Parents ask to intervene in voucher lawsuit
    Parents using school vouchers to send their children to private school -- including an Orlando mother of three -- want to intervene in a lawsuit that challenges the constitutionality of the taxpayer-funded program. Attorneys for the 15 parents filed a...
  • How undocumented students pay for college

    How undocumented students pay for college
    Zitlalli Roman has a job, an internship and an eye on getting a master's degree—maybe even a Ph.D. What she doesn't have is a Social Security number. Roman, a 24-year-old Northeastern Illinois University student, immigrated to the Chicago area...
  • Robert Morris' video gamers enter 1st competition

    Robert Morris' video gamers enter 1st competition
    The bleeding edge of college sports can be found in a dark room on the third floor of Robert Morris University's downtown campus, where 35 highly skilled competitors practice for four hours a day without breaking a sweat. They are the members of the...
  • Trucker shortage looms large as Baltimore port eyes growth

    Trucker shortage looms large as Baltimore port eyes growth
    If Tom Huesman had the manpower, his trucking business out of the port of Baltimore would spike as much as 25 percent — no questions about it. "If I had a minimum of 10 more drivers, they would be working every day without missing a heartbeat,"...
  • Regents OK $75M Improvement Plan; Legislator Says It's 'Wishful Thinking'

    Regents OK $75M Improvement Plan; Legislator Says It's 'Wishful Thinking'
    ENFIELD — The Board of Regents for Higher Education on Thursday unanimously approved a sweeping plan to boost campus security, launch a new scholarship program and hire 150 new student advisers at Connecticut's state universities and community...
  • Robert Reich: Tax subsidies to elite schools are shameful

    Imagine a system of college education supported by high and growing government spending on elite private universities that mainly educate children of the wealthy and upper-middle class, with low and declining government spending on public universities...
  • Wells Fargo boosts scholarship fund

    The Community Scholarship Foundation of La CaƱada Flintridge has received a $5,000 donation from the Wells Fargo Foundation in recognition of CSF’s community service. Established in 1964, CSF is a community-supported foundation with the goal of...
  • U. of I. revamping admissions date after record deferrals

    U. of I. revamping admissions date after record deferrals
    The University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign has changed its admissions system with the hope that no more students will feel like B-list applicants, invited to join the class only after getting a second look. In an effort to make students from...
  • Cheaper Prepaid college plans go on sale Wednesday

    Florida Prepaid College plans go on sale again Wednesday, and this time it may really seem like a sale. After six years of rapidly increasing prices which made Prepaid unaffordable for most families, this year's prices are the lowest since 2007. The...