- 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
- Pence seeks pre-K vouchers, road money in 2nd year Updated: Dec-05-13 6:07 pm
- 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
- New website college application advisers Updated: Dec-04-13 12:04 am
- SD governor proposes university tuition freeze Updated: Dec-03-13 4:37 pm
- Nursing scholarship established at Glenville State Updated: Dec-03-13 3:05 am
- Coach Steve Sarkisian takes over at USC Updated: Dec-03-13 12:51 am
- Nonbanks servicing student loans come under agency Updated: Dec-03-13 12:06 am
- Maine panel eyes reductions to tax incentives Updated: Dec-02-13 10:37 pm
- Christie lays out objections to tuition bill Updated: Dec-02-13 5:37 pm
- Many La. voucher students at failing schools Updated: Dec-01-13 8:05 pm
- College application process intimidating to some Updated: Nov-30-13 4:25 am
- Got tech chops? Become NC teacher tuition-free Updated: Nov-30-13 4:05 am
- Colorado Mountain College sees immigrant boost Updated: Nov-29-13 10:36 am
- Native Hawaiian scholarship workshops available Updated: Nov-29-13 9:05 am
- More donor support to be sought for AccessUVa Updated: Nov-27-13 1:31 pm
- Kan. governor raises pension costs as school issue Updated: Nov-26-13 3:51 pm
- Nixon proposes increasing Mo. scholarship program Updated: Nov-25-13 5:28 pm
- 2 from Texas awarded Rhodes scholarships Updated: Nov-24-13 10:49 pm
- Miss. State's Donald Brown named Rhodes Scholar Updated: Nov-24-13 9:11 pm
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.
INDIANAPOLIS - Indiana's school voucher program, already the broadest in the nation, would be expanded to preschool-aged children under a plan Gov. Mike Pence announced Thursday as part of his 2014 agenda.
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.
WASHINGTON - The Education Department has created an online financial aid toolkit aimed at helping guidance counselors and others who advise students with college applications.
PIERRE, South Dakota - Gov. Dennis Daugaard's proposed state budget would freeze tuition next year for resident students at South Dakota's six state universities.
GLENVILLE, West Virginia - Two former Glenville State College students have funded a nursing scholarship at the school.
LOS ANGELES - A few hours after Steve Sarkisian was hired by Southern California, the coach bounded up the steps of the palatial McKay Center and went to work on getting the Trojans back to national title contention.
WASHINGTON - The federal consumer finance watchdog is expanding its oversight to Sallie Mae and other companies that collect student loan payments.
AUGUSTA, Maine - A panel that's been tasked with finding savings in Maine's tax code laid out its preliminary recommendations on Monday for scaling back tax incentive programs for businesses, historic building restoration projects and student loan repayment.
TRENTON, New Jersey - New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie spelled out his objections to an immigrant tuition bill making its way through the state Legislature for the first time Monday, when he reiterated his refusal to sign the proposal in its current form.
BATON ROUGE, Louisiana - New data indicates that many students in Louisiana's voucher program attended schools that were rated "D'' or "F'' on the state's grading scale. At least 45 percent of the nearly 5,000 students in the program last year attended such schools, a new report indicates.
WASHINGTON - Sometimes, all it takes is a $7 burrito gift card to get high school seniors to submit their college applications early.
RALEIGH, North Carolina - A North Carolina non-profit is looking for people who want to become teachers in math, science and technology by capitalizing on the skills and experience developed from working in the field.
ASPEN, Colorado - Colorado Mountain College in western Colorado is seeing a large number of students taking advantage of in-state tuition rates for immigrants without legal residence.
HONOLULU - Workshops will be held statewide to provide Native Hawaiians with information about college scholarships and financial aid resources.
CHARLOTTESVILLE, Virginia - University of Virginia president Teresa A. Sullivan wants to reduce a financial aid program's reliance on school funding by increasing philanthropic support.
TOPEKA, Kansas - Kansas Gov. Sam Brownback, Republican legislators and school officials met this week to discuss funding for public schools and the retirement fund for teachers and other state workers.
JEFFERSON CITY, Missouri - Missouri's top students could receive a larger scholarship if they stay in the state after graduation day under a financial aid proposal Monday from Gov. Jay Nixon.
DALLAS - Two Texas scholars will continue their studies at the University of Oxford in England next year as recipients of coveted Rhodes scholarships.
JACKSON, Mississippi - Donald "Field" Brown, a Mississippi State University senior who co-founded a literary magazine at the school, has been named a Rhodes Scholar.