- Coastal Carolina stadium expansion funds rejected by state Updated: May-06-16 8:43 am
CONWAY, South Carolina - South Carolina officials have again rejected Coastal Carolina University's request for money to expand its football stadium, something needed so Coastal can play in the Sun Belt Conference.
- TOPS the priority as House lawmakers work on the budget Updated: May-06-16 8:36 am
BATON ROUGE, Louisiana - As House lawmakers work to craft their version of next year's budget, House leaders say the main focus is on protecting the state's TOPS free college tuition program from cuts.
- NC college system's federal funds in crosshairs of LGBT law Updated: May-05-16 6:54 pm
RALEIGH, North Carolina - North Carolina's prized public universities could be the biggest losers as state leaders defend a new law limiting the rights of LGBT people.
- Corruption allegations hound Binay in Philippine election Updated: May-05-16 5:54 am
MANILA, Philippines - In a poor Southeast Asian country with a soft spot for the underdog, Philippine Vice President Jejomar Binay has tried to turn online jokes about his dark complexion and small stature to his advantage by portraying himself in campaign ads as an everyman who understands the struggles of the underclass.
- 2 Southfield students named Gates Millennium Scholars Updated: May-05-16 1:33 am
SOUTHFIELD, Michigan - Two Southfield Public Schools students have been selected as 2016 Gates Millennium Scholars and will have all of their college expenses covered.
- Rockefeller sets up WVU public service scholarship Updated: May-04-16 5:05 am
MORGANTOWN, West Virginia - Former U.S. Sen. Jay Rockefeller has set up a public service scholarship in his name at West Virginia University.
- Judge OKs payroll tax ballot measure to aid Portland State Updated: May-03-16 4:25 pm
PORTLAND, Oregon - An Oregon judge has approved ballot language for a proposed payroll tax that would solely benefit Portland State University.
- Missouri House proposes expanding A+ Scholarship for college Updated: May-02-16 8:39 pm
JEFFERSON CITY, Missouri - Missouri students in private schools would be eligible for the state's A+ Scholarship under a bill advancing in the Legislature.
- TOPS payment rate restriction wins final passage from House Updated: May-02-16 6:59 pm
BATON ROUGE, Louisiana - New cost controls are planned for TOPS as lawmakers struggle to pay for the nearly $300 million college tuition program.
- Virginia Military Institute announces tuition increases Updated: Apr-30-16 3:14 pm
LEXINGTON, Virginia - Tuition is going up at the nation's oldest state-supported military college.
- Youngest Planning Commission member does her homework Updated: Apr-30-16 3:06 am
EUGENE, Oregon - "That was totally luck."
- Illinois weighs college aid for students in the US illegally Updated: Apr-29-16 3:34 pm
SPRINGFIELD, Illinois - Laura Vivaldo considers herself fortunate among her Illinois college classmates who are in the U.S. illegally and struggle to pay tuition because they don't qualify for state or federal financial aid.
- Boston announced free community college tuition program Updated: Apr-29-16 2:05 pm
BOSTON - Boston Mayor Marty Walsh has announced a plan to provide free tuition to either of the city's two community colleges for all graduates of Boston's public high schools.
- House again approves DC private school voucher program Updated: Apr-29-16 11:54 am
WASHINGTON - The House has voted again to reauthorize the nation's only federally funded private school voucher program, which is open to students in the District of Columbia.
- Universities plan tuition hikes after state funding cuts Updated: Apr-28-16 7:04 pm
BOWLING GREEN, Kentucky - Kentucky universities are beginning to raise tuition in the wake of decreased funding from the state.
- The Latest: Eastern Kentucky University joins tuition hikes Updated: Apr-28-16 6:53 pm
BOWLING GREEN, Kentucky - The Latest on Kentucky colleges and universities increasing tuition (all times local):
- McCrory seeks extra lottery profits for new initiatives Updated: Apr-28-16 6:09 pm
RALEIGH, North Carolina - Gov. Pat McCrory wants legislators to let him use unanticipated extra profits from the North Carolina lottery in part for several new education initiatives and others that never before benefited directly from the state-run numbers games and scratch-offs.
- Ex-CSU student gives $13 million for scholarships, buildings Updated: Apr-28-16 4:15 pm
FORT COLLINS, Colorado - Colorado State University says an energy company CEO who attended the school is donating $13 million for scholarships and construction projects.
- Edwards rebuts criticism about proposed $6M cut to vouchers Updated: Apr-28-16 3:02 pm
BATON ROUGE, Louisiana - Gov. John Bel Edwards pushed back Thursday against criticism he is ousting children from Louisiana's voucher program, telling pro-voucher pastors who unexpectedly showed up at the governor's regular press briefing that they are being misled about proposed program cuts.
- Ex-Villanova hoops player convicted in bailout fraud scheme Updated: Apr-28-16 5:52 am
PHILADELPHIA - Two leaders of a defunct financial holding company, including a former Villanova University basketball player, have been convicted of using a circular loan scheme in an effort to defraud the U.S. Treasury Department's bank bailout program seven years ago.
- Gov't launches new website for student loan borrowers Updated: Apr-28-16 12:04 am
WASHINGTON - The Department of Education has launched a new website to help people with student loans find a repayment option that best suits their needs.
- 8 get full ride to Albion College in exchange for service Updated: Apr-27-16 9:59 pm
ALBION, Michigan - Albion College has offered full tuition, food and lodging to eight students in exchange for their commitment to service projects that will help the community.
- Oklahoma college presidents warn lawmakers about dire budget Updated: Apr-27-16 6:07 pm
OKLAHOMA CITY - College and university presidents from across Oklahoma urged lawmakers Wednesday to ease cuts to higher education as the state grapples with a $1.3 billion hole in next fiscal year's budget.
- Immigrant students seek in-state tuition in Georgia Updated: Apr-26-16 5:18 pm
ATLANTA - A group of young people who were brought to the U.S. illegally as children and who have been granted temporary permission to stay is asking a judge to order the Georgia university system to allow them to pay in-state tuition.
- Investment collaboration plans $100M impact in Chicago Updated: Apr-25-16 10:54 pm
CHICAGO - A new collaboration among philanthropic organization hopes to make investments of $100 million in Chicago nonprofit organizations and social enterprises.