- Immigrant tuition bill advances Updated: Dec-12-13 2:38 pm
- Nixon wants $36.7M more for Mo. higher education Updated: Dec-11-13 6:49 pm
- Task force suggests changes to tuition and TOPS Updated: Dec-11-13 5:29 pm
- DC Council advances college scholarship program Updated: Dec-11-13 4:51 pm
- NC teachers group sues over private school grants Updated: Dec-11-13 4:44 pm
- EMU students in US illegally get in-state tuition Updated: Dec-11-13 7:38 am
- Panel considers college scholarship changes Updated: Dec-11-13 5:05 am
- GSU: School won't lose access to financial aid Updated: Dec-10-13 6:38 pm
- Pence looks to expand education overhaul Updated: Dec-10-13 5:55 pm
- California student wins $100k science scholarship Updated: Dec-10-13 11:46 am
- WVU alumnus endows safety management scholarship Updated: Dec-10-13 2:50 am
- Governor hopes to avoid scholarship cuts in spring Updated: Dec-09-13 8:46 pm
- Some ex-IP workers offered tuition discount Updated: Dec-09-13 8:11 pm
- Vt. teacher unions offer separate proposals Updated: Dec-09-13 5:48 pm
- Monongalia has highest pct. of PROMISE recipients Updated: Dec-09-13 11:34 am
- Report: WV ranks 25th in US for student debt Updated: Dec-09-13 11:23 am
- UConn gives out first 2 Newtown scholarships Updated: Dec-08-13 4:53 pm
- 2 youngest US senators seek to lower college costs Updated: Dec-08-13 1:50 pm
- Organization helps Philly teens succeed in college Updated: Dec-07-13 11:27 am
- 2014 could be repeat of 2013 for Alabama raises Updated: Dec-07-13 10:29 am
- Professor's mission to help poor save for college Updated: Dec-07-13 10:05 am
- Consumer borrowing rose $18.2 billion in October Updated: Dec-06-13 3:33 pm
- Wis. ranks No. 8 in college grads with loan debt Updated: Dec-06-13 11:47 am
- Dems target Christie in 2 new ads Updated: Dec-05-13 4:02 pm
- Ga. immigrant students seeking in-state tuition Updated: Dec-05-13 1:43 pm
TRENTON, New Jersey - A bill that would help students in the U.S. illegally pay for their college educations has advanced.
JEFFERSON CITY, Missouri - Gov. Jay Nixon called Wednesday for another tuition freeze at Missouri's public universities while also proposing to boost state funding for the schools.
BATON ROUGE, Louisiana - Lawmakers should give up their authority to control college tuition costs and put limits on the state's free college tuition program called TOPS, a group studying higher education funding recommended Wednesday.
WASHINGTON - A D.C. Council committee voted unanimously Wednesday in favor of an ambitious college scholarship program for city high school students that could cost up to $60 million a year.
RALEIGH, North Carolina - Public school advocates sued the state Wednesday in a bid to block a new law that would let taxpayer money be used by low-income students wishing to attend private or religious schools.
YPSILANTI, Michigan - Eastern Michigan University plans to allow students living in the U.S. without legal permission to qualify for in-state tuition starting with the fall semester of 2014.
SANTA FE, New Mexico - A legislative panel is considering possible changes to a lottery-financed college scholarship program so that awards aren't tied to tuition.
GRAMBLING, Louisiana - Grambling State University will continue to have access to federal financial aid programs and is working to fix oversight issues cited this week by the state Legislative Auditor, a school official said Tuesday.
INDIANAPOLIS - Gov. Mike Pence announced an expansive education plan Tuesday for his second year in office that will include seeking approval for vouchers for preschool-aged children, extending more state help for charter schools and paying for teachers to work in low-income school districts.
WASHINGTON - A California high school student has won a $100,000 scholarship for research that could be used to develop drugs to combat the flu.
MORGANTOWN, West Virginia - A West Virginia University alumnus is endowing a scholarship for the school's engineering and mineral resources program.
SANTA FE, New Mexico - Gov. Susana Martinez's administration said Monday it wants to avoid cuts in a lottery-financed college scholarship program this spring by having the Legislature shore up the program temporarily with general tax revenues.
COURTLAND, Alabama - Two community colleges are offering tuition discounts to some workers being laid off from an International Paper plant in northwestern Alabama.
MONTPELIER, Vermont - Two Vermont teacher unions Monday offered plans for the upcoming session of the state Legislature that included efforts to unionize early childhood educators and recruit highly qualified people into the teaching profession.
MORGANTOWN, West Virginia - Monongalia County had the state's highest percentage of high school graduates who receive PROMISE scholarships in the 2011-2012 academic year, a state report shows.
CHARLESTON, West Virginia - West Virginia ranks 25th in the nation in terms of the average debt that recent college graduates have, according to a recently released report.
STORRS, Connecticut - The University of Connecticut has awarded the first two scholarships under a program launched to help those affected by last year's massacre at the Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown.
HARTFORD, Connecticut - The two youngest members of the U.S. Senate are co-sponsoring legislation aimed at lowering college costs by withholding federal funds from schools that fail to meet new national affordability and quality standards - a proposal likely to draw strong opposition from higher education institutions.
PHILADELPHIA - For Ashley Trawick, the dilemma was purely academic.
MONTGOMERY, Alabama - Alabama teachers could be in line for another pay raise when the state legislature meets next year, but non-education state employees should not get their hopes up.
LAWRENCE, Kansas - William Elliott was one of only a handful of people to race through a Ph.D. in Washington University's social work program in three years. He certainly didn't do it for fun, and he says he is no genius or super-student either. He did it because his past told him the future is always uncertain, and he didn't want to get caught with a pile of student debt and no degree to show for it.
WASHINGTON - Americans boosted their borrowing in October, led by another big increase in auto and student loans and the biggest rise in credit card debt in five months.
MILWAUKEE - Two out of every three people who graduated from a Wisconsin college last year entered the job market carrying debt from student loans, a rate that saddles the state with a No. 8 national ranking, according to a new report.
TRENTON, New Jersey - A national Democratic group that stayed mostly silent during the New Jersey governor's race has begun targeting Gov. Chris Christie as he begins his new role as chairman of the Republican Governors Association.
DECATUR, Georgia - A judge said Thursday that he needs more information and time to decide the case of a group of young people who were brought to the U.S. illegally as children and want the Georgia university system to grant them in-state tuition.