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  • NWCC to increase tuition for 2014-15 academic year 
    Updated: Apr-21-14 7:58 am
  • SEBATOBIA, Mississippi - Northwest Mississippi Community College is increasing tuition for the 2014-15 academic year.

  • Ark. higher education agency taps lottery reserves 
    Updated: Apr-19-14 5:08 pm
  • LITTLE ROCK, Arkansas - The director of the Arkansas Department of Higher Education says the agency has been forced to temporarily tap some of its $20 million lottery reserve fund to cover its Academic Challenge scholarship obligations.

  • Fewer NJSTARS enrolling in 4-year NJ colleges 
    Updated: Apr-19-14 11:56 am
  • PLEASANTVILLE, New Jersey - The number of high school graduates participating in the NJSTARS college scholarship program has been reduced by almost half since the program's peak in 2008-09, when the state began limiting access to control costs.

  • Colleges: Transfer students are out-of-staters 
    Updated: Apr-19-14 9:49 am
  • CONCORD, New Hampshire - As college students prepare to leave New Hampshire and Vermont for summer break, a recent national study raises questions about how many will return in the fall.

  • Tougaloo aims to raise $1M at scholarship gala 
    Updated: Apr-19-14 9:34 am
  • JACKSON, Mississippi - Tougaloo College President Beverly Wade Hogan says she hopes the school will raise $1 million at a scholarship gala honoring civil rights activists.

  • Scott and Bush want in-state tuition bill passed 
    Updated: Apr-18-14 1:33 pm
  • TALLAHASSEE, Florida - Florida Gov. Rick Scott, along with former governors Jeb Bush and Bob Martinez, made an urgent last-minute plea for legislators to pass a tuition break to students who entered the country illegally.

  • SLCC scholarship deadline approaches 
    Updated: Apr-18-14 6:55 am
  • LAFAYETTE, Louisiana - May 1 is the deadline for South Louisiana Community College students to apply for more than $60,000 in available scholarships for the upcoming academic year.

  • U.Va. visitors to weigh tuition increases 
    Updated: Apr-18-14 2:49 am
  • ABINGDON, Virginia - The University of Virginia Board of Visitors meets next week to set tuition rates for the next academic year.

  • Arizona House fails to expand school vouchers 
    Updated: Apr-17-14 11:16 pm
  • PHOENIX - A major expansion for Arizona's school-voucher program suffered a blow Thursday in the House of Representatives.

  • NC community college rate break for vets proposed 
    Updated: Apr-17-14 6:35 pm
  • RALEIGH, North Carolina - Gov. Pat McCrory says he wants to make it easier for new veterans to attend any of North Carolina's community colleges.

  • Ex-honor student gets 5 years in terrorism case 
    Updated: Apr-17-14 4:34 pm
  • PHILADELPHIA - An immigrant teen who had earned a scholarship to an elite U.S. college but helped solicit support for Jihadists he met online was sentenced Thursday to five years in prison.

  • State Board of Education approves tuition hikes 
    Updated: Apr-17-14 9:40 am
  • BOISE, Idaho - The Idaho State Board of Education has approved tuition increases.

  • 2 students to represent state in auto contest 
    Updated: Apr-17-14 9:07 am
  • BIRMINGHAM, Alabama - Two students from Winston County will represent Alabama in the national finals of a competition for aspiring auto technicians.

  • Schauer releases plan to raise education funding 
    Updated: Apr-16-14 7:27 pm
  • LANSING, Michigan - Democratic gubernatorial candidate Mark Schauer said Wednesday he would make education his top budget priority, but didn't specify how much he'd spend on schools or universities.

  • Deal signs medical school scholarship legislation 
    Updated: Apr-16-14 6:05 pm
  • ATLANTA - Georgia Gov. Nathan Deal signed legislation Wednesday to expand a scholarship program that will enable more medical students to practice in high-need areas.

  • NH's community colleges lowering tuition this fall 
    Updated: Apr-16-14 1:40 pm
  • CONCORD, New Hampshire - Community colleges in New Hampshire are lowering their tuition this fall by 5 percent starting this fall.

  • Supreme Court hears school tax credit challenge 
    Updated: Apr-16-14 12:50 pm
  • CONCORD, New Hampshire - Supporters of an education tax credit program that offers scholarships to private and religious schools in New Hampshire packed the Supreme Court chambers for arguments on the constitutionality of the law.

  • Ex-homeless student at UNR wins $30K scholarship 
    Updated: Apr-16-14 11:58 am
  • RENO, Nevada - A University of Nevada, Reno student who was homeless during part of her time attending high school in North Las Vegas has been named the winner of a prestigious national scholarship worth $30,000.

  • Arkansas lotto eyes advertising with universities 
    Updated: Apr-16-14 10:58 am
  • LITTLE ROCK, Arkansas - A committee of the Arkansas Lottery Commission is discussing the prospect of advertising with universities in the state.

  • University to keep nickname; add Ute scholarships 
    Updated: Apr-15-14 5:47 pm
  • SALT LAKE CITY - The University of Utah will keep its "Ute" name for sports teams under a new agreement announced Tuesday with leaders of the Ute Indian Tribe that also provides increased recruiting and financial help for tribe members.

  • Georgia officials approve tuition increases 
    Updated: Apr-15-14 4:50 pm
  • DAHLONEGA, Georgia - Tuition is going up for Georgia students at all 31 state colleges and universities under a budget plan approved Tuesday by the state Board of Regents, including the largest increase of $372 more per semester for Georgia Tech undergraduates.

  • In Tenn., school voucher bill fails for session 
    Updated: Apr-15-14 4:34 pm
  • NASHVILLE, Tennessee - Gov. Bill Haslam's proposal to create a program that gives parents the option to move a child from a failing public school to a private school has once again failed to pass.

  • Senate approves Colorado college tuition cap 
    Updated: Apr-15-14 11:52 am
  • DENVER - Colorado's public colleges and universities would get a tuition cap and funding boost under a bill approved Tuesday by the state Senate.

  • 18 given scholarships named after bullying victim 
    Updated: Apr-14-14 6:38 am
  • HOLYOKE, Massachusetts - A foundation named after a Springfield sixth-grader who hanged himself after being relentlessly bullied has handed out $19,000 in college scholarships to 18 high school students.

  • Grambling students awarded ad scholarships 
    Updated: Apr-14-14 4:23 am
  • GRAMBLING, Louisiana - Three Grambling State University students have been awarded scholarships by the Houston-based Advertising Education Foundation.