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Donald E. Graham, Chairman, DC College Access Program speaks at the event. The First Lady Michelle Obama addressed the students at the DC-CAP Class of 2014 Graduation Celebration on Thursday, June 19,...
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When Jenny McCoy earns her bachelor’s degree, she’ll have a diploma and up to $95,000 in student-loan debt. Ms. McCoy, a 42-year-old Genoa mother of three teenagers, considers the money she’ll owe a...
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MARQUETTE — There are around 7,000 veterans in the Upper Peninsula, but sometimes getting the benefits of service can be difficult. NMU is trying to lower the hurdle for veteran students. Michael...
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The Case for Year-Round Pell Grants | Commentary As Congress takes up reauthorization of the Higher Education Act this year, it will have to address several policy concerns, including the rising cost...
2015/01/28 06:18
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Alcona College Access and Success Coordinator Abby Samotis took the next step in reaching out to Kalitta Air in order to bring the program to Alcona students after learning about Iosco Regional...
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The real story here is the difficulty of trying to achieve socially desirable goals piecemeal, through this or that tax carve-out. This is doubly difficult when those very same tax breaks and other...
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Reversing what had been an unpopular approach, the White House says it is dropping the idea of ending a tax break for 529 college savings plans. Critics had called the proposal a tax hike. All 50...
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Washington Capitals owner Ted Leonsis sits with his team at the annual team photo shoot in March 2014. Leonsis is taking over as chairman of the board of DC-CAP, a program that aims to help the city’s...
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Ohio University on Friday became the first of 14 public universities in Ohio to implement a tuition guarantee plan that sets tuition rates for four years for each future incoming cohort of...
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The Color of Money | Community colleges deserve more respect A lot of people don’t have the luxury to see college as a place to “find yourself.” For them, college is primarily a means to an end —...
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We all know there is too much testing for 11th grade students. The state wants to add the Partnership for Assessment of Readiness for College and Careers test and is considering eliminating the ACT...
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A lot of people don’t have the luxury to see college as a place to “find yourself.” For them, college is primarily a means to one end — upward mobility. So when President Barack Obama announced that...
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Oct. 6, 2011 file photo, Carol Gay, of Brick, N.J., holds a sign saying "Tax the Rich," as several groups including the Peoples Uprisings, October 2011 Coalition, and Occupy DC, "occupy" Freedom Plaza...
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A lawmaker has filed legislation in Congress to allow student loan debt to be treated like other forms of debt that can be discharged in bankruptcy proceedings. Rep. John K. Delaney, D-Md.,...
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... House Speaker John Boehner on Wednesday invited Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu to address a joint session of Congress next month on the danger posed by Iran's nuclear ambitions. The...
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Recent editorials from West Virginia newspapers: Jan. 21 Charleston (West Virginia) Daily Mail on student college loans: As recent college graduates struggle with the burden of student loan debt,...
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So when President Obama announced that he would propose making community college free for a lot of folks, I applauded the initiative. Then my pessimism set in. Given how sluggishly things happen in...
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An attempt to block undocumented immigrant students from qualifying for in-state tuition at Virginia’s public colleges failed in the state Senate on Tuesday on a narrow vote, a symbolic victory for...
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President Barack Obama’s plan, announced last Thursday, to expand community college funding nationwide could have a significant impact on Gateway Community College, located in downtown New...
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WHITE PLAINS, N.Y. -- Latino U College Access will hold free financial aid workshops known as “FAFSA Boot Camps” in White Plains and Sleepy Hollow to help Westchester high school seniors and their...
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