- Arizona Regents approve university tuition hikes Updated: May-04-15 9:52 pm
PHOENIX - Most students attending Arizona public universities will see tuition and fee increases between 3 and 4 percent next fall after the Arizona Board of Regents approved the boosts Monday to deal with cuts in state funding.
- Michigan State alum gives $5 million to engineering school Updated: May-04-15 1:34 pm
EAST LANSING, Michigan - Michigan State University's College of Engineering has received a $5 million commitment to create scholarships and fellowships for students.
- Illinois sues 5 companies for student loan repayment scams Updated: May-04-15 11:38 am
CHICAGO - Illinois' attorney general has filed lawsuits against five companies and is accusing them of scamming people who need to repay student loan debt.
- 28 Oregonians win Gates Millennium Scholarships Updated: May-04-15 8:04 am
PORTLAND, Oregon - Twenty-eight college-bound Oregonians have won full-ride Gates Millennium Scholarships to college.
- Michigan Tech OKs preliminary 3.9 percent tuition increase Updated: May-01-15 8:08 pm
HOUGHTON, Michigan - Officials at Michigan Technological University have approved a preliminary tuition increase of 3.9 percent.
- Accused undercover narcotics cop denies stealing drug money Updated: May-01-15 5:02 pm
PHILADELPHIA - One of six former drug squad members on trial in a police corruption case took the stand Friday to deny that the group stole more than $400,000 from drug dealers and roughed them up along the way.
- West Virginia University board approves tuition increases Updated: May-01-15 3:52 pm
CHARLESTON, West Virginia - West Virginia University's Board of Governors has approved a tuition increase of nearly 10 percent for in-state students.
- Magic Johnson helps raise $1 million for college aid Updated: May-01-15 9:25 am
LANSING, Michigan - Earvin "Magic" Johnson is promising a slam dunk for his hometown: $1 million in donations for a Lansing scholarship program.
- Marshall medical school dean establishes scholarship Updated: May-01-15 7:07 am
HUNTINGTON, West Virginia - The dean of Marshall University's medical school has established a scholarship at the school in honor of his wife.
- Central Michigan University OKs 2.6 percent tuition increase Updated: May-01-15 3:56 am
MOUNT PLEASANT, Michigan - Leaders at Central Michigan University have approved a tuition increase that will cost students an extra $10 per credit hour.
- As Philippine congressman, Pacquiao seen as underachieving Updated: May-01-15 2:29 am
MANILA, Philippines - Manny Pacquiao has been an inspiration for millions of Filipinos not just as a boxer, but as a philanthropist. As a politician, not so much.
- Bill caps college tuition increases at 1 percent until 2018 Updated: Apr-30-15 1:44 pm
AUSTIN, Texas - The Texas Senate has voted to bar universities statewide from increasing tuition by more than 1 percent over the cost of inflation until the 2018-19 academic year.
- Young immigrants in Arizona want in-state tuition Updated: Apr-30-15 1:53 am
TUCSON, Arizona - Young immigrants who are protected from deportation under a federal program say they deserve to pay in-state tuition rates at Arizona universities.
- Lawmakers back shifting school policy authority from Ritz Updated: Apr-29-15 9:43 pm
INDIANAPOLIS - Indiana lawmakers have approved a proposal that strips Democratic state schools Superintendent Glenda Ritz of some of her authority over the State Board of Education.
- Some former Corinthian students to get loans forgiven Updated: Apr-29-15 5:08 pm
WASHINGTON - A top education official said Wednesday that the 16,000 former Corinthian Colleges students who saw their campuses abruptly close this week will automatically have their federal student loans discharged - but only if they agree to forgo any credits they earned at the schools.
- Proposal to limit TOPS program wins Louisiana Senate support Updated: Apr-29-15 4:32 pm
BATON ROUGE, Louisiana - Despite opposition from Gov. Bobby Jindal, state senators have agreed to put cost controls on Louisiana's TOPS free college tuition program.
- Louisiana editorial roundup Updated: Apr-29-15 3:25 pm
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- Pence backs proposed shifting of school authority from Ritz Updated: Apr-29-15 1:47 pm
INDIANAPOLIS - Republican Gov. Mike Pence says he's supporting a push in the final hours of the Indiana legislative session that would shift authority over the state's private school voucher program away from Democratic state schools Superintendent Glenda Ritz.
- Corinthian students face difficult choices after shutdown Updated: Apr-28-15 7:47 pm
INDUSTRY, California - Students lined up for hours under a blistering sun Tuesday outside now-closed Corinthian Colleges, hoping to get their transcripts and frustrated with their options: If they find another school willing to accept their credits, they won't qualify to have their existing loans discharged.
- Funding bill for Nebraska education programs advances Updated: Apr-28-15 2:25 pm
LINCOLN, Nebraska - A funding bill for student financial aid and other Nebraska education programs has advanced to a final vote in the Legislature.
- Report: Internships given based on clout at Illinois agency Updated: Apr-27-15 9:16 pm
SPRINGFIELD, Illinois - An independent review of the Illinois state treasurer's office released Monday found problems with internship hiring that favored those with political connections and other programs in need of overhaul.
- Tuition freeze's fate uncertain at Capitol this year Updated: Apr-27-15 7:47 pm
ST. PAUL, Minnesota - Students at Minnesota's public colleges may have to brace for a tuition bump.
- Amid Texas psychiatrist shortage, plan offers loan repayment Updated: Apr-27-15 6:35 pm
AUSTIN, Texas - The Texas Senate has approved a proposal offering to help repay student loans for psychiatrists and other mental health medical professionals who provide care in underserved parts of the state.
- Regents hike tuition at New Mexico Highlands University Updated: Apr-27-15 4:26 pm
LAS VEGAS, New Mexico - The New Mexico Highlands University board of regents has voted unanimously to offer incoming freshmen an incentive to earn their undergraduate degree in four years.
- Williston State offering free ride to Williams County grads Updated: Apr-26-15 12:40 pm
WILLISTON, North Dakota - Williams County high school students can earn a free ride to college.