- Deadline extended for Illinois prepaid college tuition plan Updated: May-05-15 5:08 am
SPRINGFIELD, Illinois - Illinois families wanting to lock in future college tuition payments at today's rates have an extra month to sign up for a state savings program.
- For-profit college to pay back tuition over credit transfer Updated: May-04-15 6:38 pm
PORTLAND, Oregon - A for-profit online college will refund a Portland student's tuition after the Oregon Justice Department investigated the student's inability to transfer the school's credits.
- Minimum wage cut? Nebraska teens say they need the money Updated: May-03-15 9:19 am
LINCOLN, Nebraska - When Nebraska lawmakers debate whether to allow student workers to be paid a lower minimum wage, much of the talk is about how learning a work ethic is more important for teenagers than the actual money they're paid.
- Senate panel votes to expand tax-free college accounts Updated: Apr-29-15 6:17 pm
WASHINGTON - A Senate panel passed a bill Wednesday that would expand popular tax-free college savings accounts that President Barack Obama failed to scale back.
- 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.
- Louisiana editorial roundup Updated: Apr-29-15 3:25 pm
Recent editorials from Louisiana newspapers:
- Majerus Foundation giving $1M to Marquette for scholarship Updated: Apr-23-15 3:22 pm
MILWAUKEE - The family foundation named after the late former Marquette coach Rick Majerus has given a $1 million gift to the university to create an endowed scholarship in his name.
- Tuition bills start advancing in the House and Senate Updated: Apr-22-15 8:04 pm
BATON ROUGE, Louisiana - Lawmakers advanced proposals Wednesday to let public colleges raise their own tuition and fee rates, hoping to help campuses threatened with hefty budget cuts from the state.
- South Carolina officials, students talk financial literacy Updated: Apr-15-15 4:05 am
COLUMBIA, South Carolina - It's tax day, but some officials are trying to refocus the day itself on personal finances.
- Jindal goes beyond the budget as legislative session opens Updated: Apr-13-15 7:02 pm
BATON ROUGE, Louisiana - While state lawmakers focused on finances, Gov. Bobby Jindal used his final opening day speech for a Louisiana legislative session Monday to reprise ideas he's been pushing nationally as he readies a likely presidential campaign.
- Editorials from around Ohio Updated: Apr-13-15 1:04 pm
Excerpts of recent editorials of statewide and national interest from Ohio newspapers:
- Washington attorney general sues over student loan practices Updated: Apr-07-15 7:24 pm
SEATTLE - Washington Attorney General Bob Ferguson has filed a lawsuit against a student loan processing company, accusing the firm of exploiting student loan borrowers for profit.