Community colleges hit hardest by higher-ed enrollment slump

Jan 17, 2022
Low-income students are facing bigger barriers due to pandemic-related hardships.
COVID-19 has exacerbated some of the barriers low-income and first-generation students face when applying to college.
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New York to offer free tuition at public colleges

Apr 10, 2017
New York has become the first state to approve a “free college” plan for middle-class families. A $153 billion budget deal reached Sunday night includes a new Excelsior Scholarship. It will cover tuition at the state’s public colleges and universities for families earning up to $125,000 a year. But as any family paying for college […]

Facebook's unassuming jobs program

Jun 23, 2014
Facebook and other corporations are pouring money into colleges. Why?

PODCAST: Tech bubble bursting?

Apr 7, 2014
We look at the best and worst states on closing the gender pay gap. And The University of Baltimore is offering a free semester for finishing within four years.

Going for dollars, public universities are taking more out-of-state students

May 1, 2013
It's decision day for students, and many of them will be going out of state. Who loses in this equation?

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