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Debate renews on for-profit colleges

Jul 21, 2011
Hearings seek suggestions on how to improve success rates at for-profit colleges and also reduce high rate of defaults on federal student loans.
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University of California tuition soars

Jul 14, 2011
The squeeze on students in public colleges just keeps coming.
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UC expected to raise tuition

Jul 14, 2011
University of California regents are set to vote today on a plan to increase tuition by more an $1,000 per student for the coming year.
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U.S. Department of Education lists colleges by price

Jul 8, 2011
And some of the schools that have raised their tuition prices the most in the last few years will have some explaining to do.
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Top scholars face new disclosure regulations

Jul 4, 2011
Faculty from Columbia Business School face new regulations regarding working outside the classroom.
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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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