- Senate OKs bill to offer company incentives Updated: Mar-11-14 12:35 pm
- Mo. school proposals seek options close to home Updated: Mar-09-14 1:38 pm
- Pension law means pay cut for college president Updated: Mar-08-14 12:31 pm
- Senate committee moves amendment for student loans Updated: Mar-06-14 6:56 pm
- Teaching grant helps drop UNI's student debt Updated: Mar-06-14 3:35 pm
- Wisconsin Senate passes governor's tax cuts Updated: Mar-04-14 7:49 pm
- Tenn. lawmakers look at in-state tuition changes Updated: Mar-04-14 7:08 pm
- Miss. House passes college financial aid change Updated: Feb-28-14 4:36 am
- Lt. Gov. Anthony Brown proposes Dream Act fund Updated: Feb-27-14 3:08 pm
- Gov. Inslee signs immigrant financial aid bill Updated: Feb-26-14 8:59 pm
- Sallie Mae coins name Navient for loan servicer Updated: Feb-25-14 3:16 pm
- $800K gift largest in UM law school history Updated: Feb-24-14 6:48 pm
- Marquette announces layoffs to trim costs Updated: Feb-19-14 5:04 pm
- 1 bill heads to governor at session midpoint Updated: Feb-19-14 3:42 pm
- Pastides: Year of Constitution classes not needed Updated: Feb-19-14 2:10 pm
- Senate proposes to tap liquor tax for scholarships Updated: Feb-19-14 12:40 am
- Mo. agency to oversee school district's finances Updated: Feb-18-14 9:40 pm
- More Calif. students seeking college financial aid Updated: Feb-18-14 3:37 pm
- Report: On-time college graduation low in Ind. Updated: Feb-18-14 12:01 am
- Bill aims to eliminate up-front college costs Updated: Feb-16-14 11:11 am
- NH nonprofit offering student loan consolidation Updated: Feb-16-14 10:19 am
- House OKs proposal to fix scholarship program Updated: Feb-14-14 7:40 pm
- House member files Mo. school legislation Updated: Feb-13-14 8:40 pm
- Indiana U.: students taking out fewer loans Updated: Feb-13-14 8:17 am
- Scholarships may deter students from tough classes Updated: Feb-12-14 3:31 pm
OKLAHOMA CITY - A plan to offer cash incentives to companies who pay for their workers to get degrees or certification in certain high-needs areas has passed the Oklahoma Senate.
JEFFERSON CITY, Missouri - Reining in a wide-open Missouri school transfer law could involve first trying to get students into a better school located in their struggling school district if there is space.
CHICAGO - The president of Chicago State University is taking a big pay cut to comply with a new state law aimed at reducing Illinois' massive pension shortfall.
JUNEAU, Alaska - The Senate State Affairs Committee on Thursday advanced a proposed constitutional amendment that would allow state backing on low-interest loans for students interested in college.
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa - Students at the University of Northern Iowa have managed to significantly reduce average student debt by taking advantage of a federal program that requires them to teach a high-need subject at a school in an impoverished neighborhood.
MADISON, Wisconsin - Wisconsin Republicans moved closer to making Gov. Scott Walker's plan to use the state's surplus to cover $504 million in tax cuts reality Tuesday, pushing the measure through the state Senate despite Democrats' complaints the proposal is just a token election-year ploy.
NASHVILLE, Tennessee - Supporters of legislation to make students in the country illegally eligible for in-state tuition say the proposal is fair and would benefit Tennessee's economy.
JACKSON, Mississippi - A step toward helping poorer Mississippi students pay for college is moving ahead.
SILVER SPRING, Maryland - Lt. Gov. Anthony Brown is proposing to create a student loan fund to help students who are not legal residents pay for college.
OLYMPIA, Washington - Gov. Jay Inslee signed a measure Wednesday that expands state college financial aid to students who don't have legal status in the United States.
NEWARK, Delaware - Sallie Mae has coined the name Navient for the new loan management and servicing company it plans to split off this spring.
MISSOULA, Montana - The University of Montana's School of Law has received an $800,000 donation - the largest in its history - to help pay tuition for law students who earned their bachelor's degree from Montana State University.
MILWAUKEE - Marquette University is eliminating 25 staff positions in a cost-cutting move, the university's interim president said Wednesday.
OLYMPIA, Washington - With the 60-day Washington state legislative session more than half over, one bill related to immigration has been sent to Gov. Jay Inslee for his signature. Both the House and Senate have given final approval to the measure, which would expand college financial aid to include students who were brought to the state illegally as children.
COLUMBIA, South Carolina - Instead of cracking down on requirements that university students spend one year learning about the U.S. Constitution, Declaration of Independence and the Federalist Papers, lawmakers should instead tweak the state law about the classes, a university president said.
SANTA FE, New Mexico - The Senate has approved a proposal to shore up a lottery-financed college scholarship program with state liquor tax money.
JEFFERSON CITY, Missouri - The Missouri State Board of Education voted Tuesday to impose immediate financial oversight over a St. Louis County school district seeking state financial help to get through the school year.
SACRAMENTO, California - As tuition costs rose over the last six years, a record number of California college students applied for financial aid, according to federal data reported by a newspaper.
INDIANAPOLIS - Most full-time college students in Indiana do not graduate on time, according to a new report that looks at whether people are completing college and how long it's taking them.
OLYMPIA, Washington - Students in Washington state could be among the first to go to college without having to worry about paying tuition up front.
CONCORD, New Hampshire - A New Hampshire nonprofit is launching a new private loan consolidation program for students.
SANTA FE, New Mexico - The House approved a proposal Friday to shore up a lottery-financed scholarship program by trimming the financial aid awards for college students to less than the full cost of tuition.
JEFFERSON CITY, Missouri - Unaccredited Missouri school districts could pay less to cover education costs for students who transfer to nearby schools under a House Republican's proposal that also seeks to provide new options for transfer students while allowing receiving districts to control their enrollments.
BLOOMINGTON, Indiana - Indiana University says fewer students are borrowing money to pay for their education this school year.
COLUMBIA, South Carolina - Educators worry that lottery-backed scholarships tied to grades are deterring South Carolina's top students from taking advanced courses in their senior year of high school.