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State asks parents to save college fund

Aug 25, 2009
Pennsylvania plans to raise the price of pre-paid tuition at state colleges because the fund parents have been paying into is running a $233 million deficit. Parents will pay today's tuition rates plus up to 8% more. Jeremy Hobson reports.
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Swine flu prevention may cost schools

Aug 24, 2009
As the school year begins, some are wondering how schools will deal with H1N1. Joel Rose reports swine flu could put a lot of pressure on school budgets that are already stretched.
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Keeping college kids' money in check

Aug 21, 2009
Janet Bodnar of Kiplinger.com talks to host Stacey Vanek-Smith about what to watch out for -- financially speaking -- when the kids go off to college.
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Prepping for college in tough times

Aug 21, 2009
Parents sending their kids off to college have it especially tough this season. Listeners weigh in on how they're managing.
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New GI Bill aid may be late for school

Aug 20, 2009
The post-9/11 GI Bill provides military veterans with tuition assistance, and other expenses. But that money may not come in time for the start of the school year. Rico Gagliano reports.
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Search for teachers goes overseas

Aug 19, 2009
School districts from Maryland to California are turning their focus outside the United States to fill certain teaching jobs. Gigi Douban reports from Birmingham, Ala.
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N.J. schools bag funds with free lunch

Aug 18, 2009
New Jersey's public schools have a new funding formula, and it comes with a nutritional twist. Ashley Milne-Tyte reports.
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Get school supplies before teachers do!

Aug 18, 2009
One segment of the school population is going to be out shopping for the best deals at the back-to-school sales. Commentator and teacher Allen Teng raised his hand to tell us about it.
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Study: Not all students are deep in debt

Aug 13, 2009
Students entering or graduating from college are facing decisions on how to pay for tuition. Many will turn to student loans. Tess Vigeland talks with College Board Policy Analyst Patricia Steele, about her study on how much money college students are borrowing.
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Facebook changes college experience

Aug 13, 2009
Facebook is more than just a way to make virtual friends, it's also changed the business of admissions at one college. Asha Richardson reports.
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