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Summer school students lose Pell Grant option

Jul 1, 2011
The program that allowed students to take out a second Pell Grant for summer school was cut as part of the budget deal that avoided a government shutdown.
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South Carolina debates using surplus for public schools

Jun 29, 2011
The state recently came upon a surprise surplus of money in the budget. Some want to reinstate funds into the K-12 school system, while others argue the money should go back to taxpayers.
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Fairness for historically black colleges

Jun 20, 2011
Maryland and its historically black colleges will try to negotiate a settlement to protect their established academic programs.
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College recruiting goes overseas

Jun 17, 2011
Foreign students pay higher tuition, though some educators see risks if recruiters are paid by commission.
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Rule proposed to regulate college credit hours

Jun 15, 2011
The House Education Committee will take up a bill today aimed at better controlling federally backed student loans and student debt. One new rule would define how accredited schools could define a credit hour.
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Freakonomics: How much influence does a parent have on a child's education?

Jun 14, 2011
A look into the overall influence parents might have on their kids' collegiate futures.
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Most state legislators have college degrees

Jun 13, 2011
The Chronicle of Higher Education says 75 percent of state legislators have earned at least a bachelor's degree.
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The new regulations for for-profit schools

Jun 10, 2011
The White House released new rules for for-profit colleges in an effort to decrease the loan default rate at these schools.
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Considering the actual benefits of college

Jun 8, 2011
There have been many debates recently about whether college is worth its cost in this economy. A study reveals confidence in higher education is low, but people may just be responding to these tough times right now.
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New standards for for-profit colleges

Jun 2, 2011
Rules on federal financial aid press career-oriented schools to prepare students better.
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