- Professor's mission to help poor save for college Updated: Dec-07-13 10:05 am
- Oregon penitentiary college program needs funds Updated: Nov-27-13 9:53 am
- Miss. prepaid college tuition plan future unclear Updated: Nov-20-13 5:35 pm
- NMSU to help with lottery scholarships Updated: Nov-17-13 5:28 pm
- Finding a way to pay for college Updated: Nov-16-13 12:35 pm
- Normandy schools to pay tuition transfer bill Updated: Nov-15-13 10:49 am
- Enrollment up 1.7 percent at Ore. universities Updated: Nov-14-13 5:41 pm
- NAU gets grant to provide grads to work for CPS Updated: Nov-07-13 3:45 pm
- UNC governors starts discussing tuition plan Updated: Nov-07-13 4:06 am
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.
SALEM, Oregon - The anonymous donor who has been paying for college classes inside the Oregon State Penitentiary says he's no longer able to fund the program, and it's looking for new funding.
JACKSON, Mississippi - It's still not clear whether Mississippi's prepaid college tuition plan will reopen for additional enrollments, or when that might happen.
LAS CRUCES, New Mexico - Officials at New Mexico State University are bracing for changes that may come next spring as uncertainties remain about how much tuition lottery scholarships will cover.
FRANKFORT, Kentucky - Tonya Smith-Byrd was ready to drop out of Kentucky State University.
ST. LOUIS - A failing St. Louis County school district has agreed to pay a six-figure tuition bill it previously rejected in order to cover the costs of sending about 1,000 of its students to schools in better-performing districts.
PORTLAND, Oregon - Enrollment at Oregon's seven public universities has leveled off after years of sharp increases during and after the Great Recession.
FLAGSTAFF, Arizona - The state is providing a $5 million grant to Northern Arizona University to help provide new caseworkers to Child Protective Services.
CHAPEL HILL, North Carolina - The supervisors of North Carolina's public university system are starting discussions about the likely direction for tuition costs.