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KPBS San Diego
Confused About Your Student Loans? You're Not AlonePhoto by Chris Nickels for NPR Americans have about $1.3 trillion in student l
Confused About Your Student Loans? You're Not Alone
KPBS San Diego / Posted 9 hours ago
Photo by Chris Nickels for NPR Americans have about $1.3 trillion in student loan debt. And there's yet another survey out that shows students in this country are confused about their loans, in the dark when it comes to knowing what they've... Read more
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DW
Youth vote mobilizes for the Sanders 'revolution' | US elections 2016 |Melissa Rubio lost her mother to cancer. Two weeks later, her father was laid
Youth vote mobilizes for the Sanders 'revolution' | US elections 2016 |
DW / Posted 10 hours ago
Melissa Rubio lost her mother to cancer. Two weeks later, her father was laid off from his job, working construction in the Chicago suburbs. Soon the bank came and foreclosed on the family's home. Rubio was 15 when tragedy struck her family. She... Read more
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Stamford Advocate
New York Times names the best schools for low-income studentsUniversity officials say they want to enroll economically diverse students. But
New York Times names the best schools for low-income students
Stamford Advocate / Posted yesterday
University officials say they want to enroll economically diverse students. But when looking at the nation’s best colleges – schools that have a five-year graduation rate at 75 percent or greater – only a handful of schools make good on that... Read more
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Connecticut Post
New York Times names the best schools for low-income studentsUniversity officials say they want to enroll economically diverse students. But
New York Times names the best schools for low-income students
Connecticut Post / Posted 2 days ago
University officials say they want to enroll economically diverse students. But when looking at the nation’s best colleges – schools that have a five-year graduation rate at 75 percent or greater – only a handful of schools make good on that... Read more
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The Tyee
Sprott Shaw Strikes Deal to Offer Diplomas from Ontario CollegeInternational students 'a cash business' says Conestoga College president John
Sprott Shaw Strikes Deal to Offer Diplomas from Ontario College
The Tyee / Posted 2 days ago
International students 'a cash business' says Conestoga College president John Tibbits. The battle to cash in on international students has taken a new twist as an Ontario public college has agreed to grant diplomas to students who study at private... Read more
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Leominster Champion
Educators picked for workforce diversity program | February 5, 2016From left, Heidi Wharton, Train Wu, Melissa Bourque-Silva and Shaunti Phillips.
Educators picked for workforce diversity program | February 5, 2016
Leominster Champion / Posted 3 days ago
From left, Heidi Wharton, Train Wu, Melissa Bourque-Silva and Shaunti Phillips. Courtesy photo GARDNER — Four local educators have been appointed to Mount Wachusett Community College’s Workforce Diversity Pipeline program, a new partnership with the... Read more
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The Wesleyan Argus
WesCeleb: Lily HermanTo say that the time Lily Herman ’16 spent at Wesleyan has been eventful would
WesCeleb: Lily Herman
The Wesleyan Argus / Posted 3 days ago
To say that the time Lily Herman ’16 spent at Wesleyan has been eventful would be an understatement. A part of the Wesleyan Twitter elite, Herman is usually glued to her laptop, at which she can be found blogging, tweeting, and generally running the... Read more
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WBUR Boston
Recent College Grads Help Guide Boston Students Through Admissions ProcessCollege Advising Corps aims to increase the number of low-income students who a
Recent College Grads Help Guide Boston Students Through Admissions Process
WBUR Boston / Posted 3 days ago
College Advising Corps aims to increase the number of low-income students who apply to college. The nonprofit currently has advisers in 24 Boston high schools. Pictured here, senior Josue Jean-Pierre, left, and Rudy Luders, with College Advising... Read more
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PhysOrg
First-semester GPA a better predictor of college success than ACT scoreColleges and universities that want to boost completion rates among underrepres
First-semester GPA a better predictor of college success than ACT score
PhysOrg / Posted 5 days ago
Colleges and universities that want to boost completion rates among underrepresented students may want to pay closer attention to students' first-semester GPAs, which are reliable predictors of whether students will persist to graduate or drop out,... Read more
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News 10 WILX
Can Millennials Change the Presidential Race?Many younger voters on campus say there's a major concern on their mind -- how
Can Millennials Change the Presidential Race?
News 10 WILX / Posted 5 days ago
Many younger voters on campus say there's a major concern on their mind -- how to address the student debt crisis. On February 1st, the race for the White House officially begins, as voters decide whom they want to win the Iowa caucuses. A lot is... Read more
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The Inter-Mountain
D&E hosting free student aid workshopCompleting the FAFSA is one of the most important steps in preparing for educat
D&E hosting free student aid workshop
The Inter-Mountain / Posted 6 days ago
Completing the FAFSA is one of the most important steps in preparing for education and training beyond high school because the single form often serves as the gateway to state and federal financial aid programs, including federal grants, West... Read more
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Business Insider
I am the student loan crisis at its ugliest: I graduated and found out I have $200,000 in debtEvery once in a while, when I’m feeling overwhelmed, I watch college commenceme
I am the student loan crisis at its ugliest: I graduated and found out I have $200,000 in debt
Business Insider / Posted 8 days ago
Every once in a while, when I’m feeling overwhelmed, I watch college commencement ceremonies on YouTube. These rituals remind me how perverse our higher-education system is—and of the empty idealism that colleges and universities sell us: We are... Read more
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The New Ulm Journal
Dist. 84 board views Personal Learning PlansLaffen presented learning plans for students in grades 7-12. Staff responsible
Dist. 84 board views Personal Learning Plans
The New Ulm Journal / Posted 9 days ago
Laffen presented learning plans for students in grades 7-12. Staff responsible for the plans include principals, counselors and advisory, SOAR, language arts, On The Job Training teachers plus educational measurement specialists. Planning for... Read more
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The Jewish Journal of Greater Los Angeles
Sanders and Clinton battle for youth vote with college plans | Election 2016Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton speaks at a campaign event in
Sanders and Clinton battle for youth vote with college plans | Election 2016
The Jewish Journal of Greater Los Angeles / Posted 11 days ago
Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton speaks at a campaign event in Decorah, Iowa January 26, 2016. Photo by Rick Wilking/Reuters Democratic presidential hopefuls Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders are fighting to be best in class on an... Read more
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chad
GUEST COLUMN: Could you be the next big thing? By Coun Liz Plant, vice chairman of children’s and young people’s comittee at NCCWe are appealing for talented teenage musicians from across the county to get i
GUEST COLUMN: Could you be the next big thing? By Coun Liz Plant, vice chairman of children’s and young people’s comittee at NCC
chad / Posted 11 days ago
We are appealing for talented teenage musicians from across the county to get involved in an exciting new project involving our county youth arts team starting this weekend (Saturday January 30). Young people aged between 14 and 17 from all... Read more
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Yahoo News
Sanders and Clinton battle for youth vote with college plans Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton speaks at a campaign event
Sanders and Clinton battle for youth vote with college plans
Yahoo News / Posted 11 days ago
Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton speaks at a campaign event in Decorah, Iowa January … By Alana Wise and Luciana Lopez MANCHESTER, New Hampshire (Reuters) - Democratic... Read more
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WSMV Nashville
As expected, snowstorm took a bite out of Broadway profitsPolice investigating body found in south NashvillePolice investigating body fou
As expected, snowstorm took a bite out of Broadway profits
WSMV Nashville / Posted 12 days ago
Police investigating body found in south NashvillePolice investigating body found in south Nashville Police are investigating after a body was found in south Nashville on Tuesday morning. The scene is near the intersection of Edge O Lake Drive and... Read more
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WSMV Nashville
Nielsen's top programs for Jan. 18-24Police investigating body found in south NashvillePolice investigating body fou
Nielsen's top programs for Jan. 18-24
WSMV Nashville / Posted 12 days ago
Police investigating body found in south NashvillePolice investigating body found in south Nashville Police are investigating after a body was found in south Nashville on Tuesday morning. The scene is near the intersection of Edge O Lake Drive and... Read more
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WSMV Nashville
Brentwood officials seek input from cyclists, pedestriansFranklin PD: 9-year-old girl found safe, mother remains in custodyFranklin PD:
Brentwood officials seek input from cyclists, pedestrians
WSMV Nashville / Posted 12 days ago
Franklin PD: 9-year-old girl found safe, mother remains in custodyFranklin PD: 9-year-old girl found safe, mother remains in custody Anyaih Miller (Source: Franklin PD) Franklin police said a 9-year-old girl who went missing at a bus stop on... Read more
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WSMV Nashville
Bus accident near Indianapolis school kills 1Nashville Zoo celebrates historic salamander hatchingNashville Zoo celebrates h
Bus accident near Indianapolis school kills 1
WSMV Nashville / Posted 12 days ago
Nashville Zoo celebrates historic salamander hatchingNashville Zoo celebrates historic salamander hatching Last October, the Nashville Zoo successfully hatched an eastern hellbender that was fertilized with cryopreserved sperm. (Source: Nashville... Read more
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WSMV Nashville
Trevor Noah writing book of personal essays due in NovemberNashville Zoo celebrates historic salamander hatchingNashville Zoo celebrates h
Trevor Noah writing book of personal essays due in November
WSMV Nashville / Posted 12 days ago
Nashville Zoo celebrates historic salamander hatchingNashville Zoo celebrates historic salamander hatching Last October, the Nashville Zoo successfully hatched an eastern hellbender that was fertilized with cryopreserved sperm. (Source: Nashville... Read more
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WSMV Nashville
Nashville Zoo celebrates historic salamander hatching Last October, the Nashville Zoo successfully hatched an eastern hellbender th
Nashville Zoo celebrates historic salamander hatching
WSMV Nashville / Posted 12 days ago
Last October, the Nashville Zoo successfully hatched an eastern hellbender that was fertilized with cryopreserved sperm. (Source: Nashville... Read more
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WSMV Nashville
Actor Abe Vigoda of 'Godfather' dies at 94Jon Hamm's name was misspelled on his first Golden GlobeJon Hamm's name was mis
Actor Abe Vigoda of 'Godfather' dies at 94
WSMV Nashville / Posted 12 days ago
Jon Hamm's name was misspelled on his first Golden GlobeJon Hamm's name was misspelled on his first Golden Globe The 2008 Golden Globes were a pretty lame year all around. More >> The 2008 Golden Globes were a pretty lame year all around. Kristen... Read more
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Beverly Hills Courier
Student Debt Becomes Clinton-Sanders Sword in Battle for Youth VotesPosted: Tuesday, January 26, 2016 – 11:28 AM (Reuters) – Democratic presidenti
Student Debt Becomes Clinton-Sanders Sword in Battle for Youth Votes
Beverly Hills Courier / Posted 12 days ago
Posted: Tuesday, January 26, 2016 – 11:28 AM (Reuters) – Democratic presidential hopefuls Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders are fighting to be best in class on an issue that resonates loudly with young Americans – runaway student debt. Days ahead... Read more
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Reuters
Sanders and Clinton battle for youth vote with college plansMANCHESTER, New Hampshire Democratic presidential hopefuls Hillary Clinton and
Sanders and Clinton battle for youth vote with college plans
Reuters / Posted 12 days ago
MANCHESTER, New Hampshire Democratic presidential hopefuls Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders are fighting to be best in class on an issue that resonates loudly with young Americans - runaway student debt. Days ahead of the Iowa caucuses and the New... Read more
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WSMV Nashville
Hospital group takes longer approach to Insure TennesseePolice investigating body found in south NashvillePolice investigating body fou
Hospital group takes longer approach to Insure Tennessee
WSMV Nashville / Posted 12 days ago
Police investigating body found in south NashvillePolice investigating body found in south Nashville Police are investigating after a body was found in south Nashville on Tuesday morning. The scene is near the intersection of Edge Hill Lake Drive... Read more
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WSMV Nashville
Jonas Kaufmann withdraws from Met's new 'Manon Lescaut'Police investigating body found in south NashvillePolice investigating body fou
Jonas Kaufmann withdraws from Met's new 'Manon Lescaut'
WSMV Nashville / Posted 12 days ago
Police investigating body found in south NashvillePolice investigating body found in south Nashville Police are investigating after a body was found in south Nashville on Tuesday morning. The scene is near the intersection of Edge Hill Lake Drive... Read more
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WSMV Nashville
Jill Biden to visit McGavock High School on WednesdayPolice investigating body found in south NashvillePolice investigating body fou
Jill Biden to visit McGavock High School on Wednesday
WSMV Nashville / Posted 12 days ago
Police investigating body found in south NashvillePolice investigating body found in south Nashville Police are investigating after a body was found in south Nashville on Tuesday morning. The scene is near the intersection of Edge Hill Lake Drive... Read more
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WSMV Nashville
Ringo Starr returning to Nashville for Ryman showPolice investigating body found in south NashvillePolice investigating body fou
Ringo Starr returning to Nashville for Ryman show
WSMV Nashville / Posted 12 days ago
Police investigating body found in south NashvillePolice investigating body found in south Nashville Police are investigating after a body was found in south Nashville on Tuesday morning. The scene is near the intersection of Edge Hill Lake Drive... Read more
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WSMV Nashville
Clayton McWhorter, Nashville health care pioneer, dies at 82Police investigating body found in south NashvillePolice investigating body fou
Clayton McWhorter, Nashville health care pioneer, dies at 82
WSMV Nashville / Posted 12 days ago
Police investigating body found in south NashvillePolice investigating body found in south Nashville Police are investigating after a body was found in south Nashville on Tuesday morning. The scene is near the intersection of Edge Hill Lake Drive... Read more
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WSMV Nashville
Knox County honors teenager who died protecting friendsPolice investigating body found in south NashvillePolice investigating body fou
Knox County honors teenager who died protecting friends
WSMV Nashville / Posted 12 days ago
Police investigating body found in south NashvillePolice investigating body found in south Nashville Police are investigating after a body was found in south Nashville on Tuesday morning. The scene is near the intersection of Edge Hill Lake Drive... Read more
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WSMV Nashville
Haslam: Will be 'hard' for GOP Rep. Durham to be effectivePolice investigating body found in south NashvillePolice investigating body fou
Haslam: Will be 'hard' for GOP Rep. Durham to be effective
WSMV Nashville / Posted 12 days ago
Police investigating body found in south NashvillePolice investigating body found in south Nashville Police are investigating after a body was found in south Nashville on Tuesday morning. The scene is near the intersection of Edge Hill Lake Drive... Read more
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Slate
I Am the Student Loan Crisis at Its Ugliest: I Graduated and Found Out I’m $200,000 in DebtCommentary about business and finance. Every once in a while, when I’m feeling
I Am the Student Loan Crisis at Its Ugliest: I Graduated and Found Out I’m $200,000 in Debt
Slate / Posted 12 days ago
Commentary about business and finance. Every once in a while, when I’m feeling overwhelmed, I watch college commencement ceremonies on YouTube. These rituals remind me how perverse our higher-education system is—and of the empty idealism that... Read more
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The Advocate
Special report: Student debt grows as tuition risesFranklin Fehrman has taken an unusual path to college, but he will wind up in t
Special report: Student debt grows as tuition rises
The Advocate / Posted 12 days ago
Franklin Fehrman has taken an unusual path to college, but he will wind up in the same place as about half of his fellow Louisiana collegians: in debt. Fehrman, 32, moved to New Orleans nine years ago and started working in restaurants. He... Read more
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The Fairfield Ledger
Financial aid, scholarship presentation setParents of Fairfield High School students who would like information about fina
Financial aid, scholarship presentation set
The Fairfield Ledger / Posted 17 days ago
Parents of Fairfield High School students who would like information about financial aid for college, FAFSA and the scholarship process are invited to a meeting at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday in the FHS Commons. Maria Guevera from the Iowa College Access .... Read more
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PhysOrg
How student debt impacts the racial wealth gapWith an increasing number of young Americans accumulating student debt as they
How student debt impacts the racial wealth gap
PhysOrg / Posted 17 days ago
With an increasing number of young Americans accumulating student debt as they strive for a higher degree and a more secure economic future, their growing financial burden has been highlighted by the media and lawmakers. However, current policy... Read more
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CBS 5 Green Bay
Wisconsin Graduates Struggling with Student DebtGovernor Scott Walker at the State of the State address spoke about his freeze
Wisconsin Graduates Struggling with Student Debt
CBS 5 Green Bay / Posted 17 days ago
Governor Scott Walker at the State of the State address spoke about his freeze on tuition. Tuition rates in Wisconsin have remained the same for four years now, saving students seeking a higher education thousands of dollars. However, Democrats and... Read more
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WBNS-10TV Columbus
College Affordability Rests Heavily On Those Seeking Higher Education One of the biggest topics on the presidential campaign trail is the cost of a
College Affordability Rests Heavily On Those Seeking Higher Education
WBNS-10TV Columbus / Posted 18 days ago
One of the biggest topics on the presidential campaign trail is the cost of a college education. Sen. Richard Blumenthal of Connecticut claims the amount of college debt is now... Read more
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WBNS-10TV Columbus
College Affordability Rests Heavily On Those Trying Seeking Higher Education One of the biggest topics on the presidential campaign trail is the cost of a
College Affordability Rests Heavily On Those Trying Seeking Higher Education
WBNS-10TV Columbus / Posted 19 days ago
One of the biggest topics on the presidential campaign trail is the cost of a college education. Sen. Richard Blumenthal of Connecticut claims the amount of college debt... Read more
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NBC San Diego
Urban League Opens New City Heights FacilityThe Urban League of San Diego celebrated Martin Luther King, Jr. Day and their
Urban League Opens New City Heights Facility
NBC San Diego / Posted 19 days ago
The Urban League of San Diego celebrated Martin Luther King, Jr. Day and their own civil rights successes by opening their new building in City Heights Monday. “Being in City Heights you have a number of different cultures and dialects and a number... Read more
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Staten Island Advance
Is tuition-free community college a workable idea?President Obama has said that going to college is "the surest ticket to the mid
Is tuition-free community college a workable idea?
Staten Island Advance / Posted 19 days ago
President Obama has said that going to college is "the surest ticket to the middle class" for millions of young Americans. He wants to give them a helping hand. In his farewell State of the Union message, Mr. Obama has once again called for a public... Read more
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Tribune Chronicle
Grants to aid nonprofitsThe remaining $1.23 million was distributed by fund advisers apart from the gra
Grants to aid nonprofits
Tribune Chronicle / Posted 20 days ago
The remaining $1.23 million was distributed by fund advisers apart from the grant process. The largest grant is $35,000 for Hospice of the Valley to expand service it provides under a new Medicare program that pays for both hospice and curative care... Read more
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Market Watch
America’s growing student-loan-debt crisisIt’s getting harder and harder to graduate college without taking on student lo
America’s growing student-loan-debt crisis
Market Watch / Posted 23 days ago
It’s getting harder and harder to graduate college without taking on student loans. Nearly 70% of bachelor’s degree recipients leave school with debt, according to the White House, and that could have major consequences for the economy. Research... Read more
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Central Illinois News Center
Sen. Dick Durbin to speak at Knox College CommencementGALESBURG, Ill. -- U.S. Senator Dick Durbin will be the speaker during Knox Col
Sen. Dick Durbin to speak at Knox College Commencement
Central Illinois News Center / Posted 25 days ago
GALESBURG, Ill. -- U.S. Senator Dick Durbin will be the speaker during Knox College's Commencement ceremony this summer. Durbin, a Democrat from Springfield, is the state’s senior senator and is the Assistant Democratic Leader, the second highest... Read more
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The Post-Journal
Schumer Launches Online Campaign To Tackle College AffordabilityThe campaign, according to Schumer, D-N.Y., aims to collect the stories of stud
Schumer Launches Online Campaign To Tackle College Affordability
The Post-Journal / Posted 26 days ago
The campaign, according to Schumer, D-N.Y., aims to collect the stories of students and parents struggling to pay for college or who are drowning in student loan debt. The stories will then be circulated with other members of Congress in the hopes of... Read more
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News 8000
Gov. Walker announces college affordability plansPaying for college is one of the biggest obstacles anyone faces when making a
Gov. Walker announces college affordability plans
News 8000 / Posted 26 days ago
Paying for college is one of the biggest obstacles anyone faces when making a decision about getting a higher education. At an event at UW- La Crosse today, Governor Scott Walker revealed how he plans to help... News 8's Brittany Schmidt is in... Read more
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News 8000
Gov. Walker announces college affordability plansAt an event at UW-La Crosse Monday, Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker revealed a new
Gov. Walker announces college affordability plans
News 8000 / Posted 26 days ago
At an event at UW-La Crosse Monday, Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker revealed a new plan to help Wisconsinites afford college. Paying for college is one of the biggest obstacles anyone faces when making a decision about getting a higher... Read more
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WXOW 19 La Crosse
Governor Scott Walker unveils college affordability planGovernor Scott Walker announced his college affordability legislative package f
Governor Scott Walker unveils college affordability plan
WXOW 19 La Crosse / Posted 27 days ago
Governor Scott Walker announced his college affordability legislative package focused on making higher education more affordable for Wisconsin working families and students Monday at UW-La Crosse. Gov. Walker praised his four year tuition freeze for... Read more
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WBNG Binghamton
State invests $18 million into SUNY schools(WBNG Binghamton) New York will invest $18 million dollars in SUNY schools acro
State invests $18 million into SUNY schools
WBNG Binghamton / Posted 27 days ago
(WBNG Binghamton) New York will invest $18 million dollars in SUNY schools across the state. SUNY Chancellor Nancy Zimpher announced Monday that Binghamton University and SUNY Broome will receive some of that money. She made the announcement during... Read more
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DNA Info
City Graduation Rates Reach Record High as Critics Warn of Lower StandardsA classroom at the Frederick Douglass Academy II in Morningside Heights. View F
City Graduation Rates Reach Record High as Critics Warn of Lower Standards
DNA Info / Posted 27 days ago
A classroom at the Frederick Douglass Academy II in Morningside Heights. View Full Caption MANHATTAN — An estimated 70.5 percent of the Class of 2015 graduated in four years — a record high for the city, Schools Chancellor Carmen Fariña announced... Read more
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