Texas legislature taking on college costs

Feb 21, 2018
Legislatures across the country are trying to contain tuition hikes.

Congress begins work to overhaul higher education regulations

Dec 12, 2017
There’s a lot at stake for students, taxpayers and colleges.

Pennsylvania’s budget stalemate threatens in-state tuition discounts

Oct 19, 2017
In Pennsylvania, a budget stalemate — one that’s been going on for more than three months now — is threatening millions of dollars that some universities count on to lower their in-state tuition. The state’s legislature adopted the budget over the summer, but it still hasn’t agreed on how to pay for it. Meanwhile, four schools — […]

Trump's travel ban worries international students

Feb 8, 2017
There's real value for Americans in importing students from abroad.
A view of New York University School of Law's Vanderbilt Hall. 
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Top stories in education to start the school year

Sep 5, 2016
Charter schools, testing and free college are big topics as classes resume.
Testing is expected to be a big topic for this school year. 
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The story behind UC Berkeley's $150 million deficit

Feb 25, 2016
A conversation with Chancellor Nicholas Dirks.
Students walk near Sather Tower on the University of California at Berkeley campus February 24, 2005 in Berkeley, California. 
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Weekly Wrap: College tuition, Whole Foods and Uber

Jul 3, 2015
Before the holiday weekend, let's look back on the economic week that was.

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How German higher education controls costs

Mar 31, 2015
What America can learn from taxpayers who foot the bill for free university.

Colleges Put Students To Work

Feb 18, 2015
A Texas College that is revamping itself to be staffed by students.

UC proposes to raise tuition every year for 5 years

Nov 20, 2014
Recommended tuition increases could ultimately push the cost of a UC education past $15,000.