14 février 2016

Flagship universities are filling up with out-of-state students

University Business Magazine logoBy Stefanie Botelho. America’s most prominent public universities were founded to serve the people of their states, but they are enrolling record numbers of students from elsewhere to maximize tuition revenue as state support for higher education withers. More...

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Maryland lawmakers push for free community college

University Business Magazine logoBy Stefanie Botelho. Maryland hopes to be the fourth state to offer free community college to recent high school graduates, but the effort to do so faces an uphill challenge because legislators cannot agree on how to spend the state’s surplus money. More...

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Facing growing scrutiny, colleges set out to prove their value

University Business Magazine logoBy Stefanie Botelho. Virginians who want to know where their state tax dollars are going, and families concerned about what their tuition money pays for, may be surprised at the answers they get to these questions from Virginia Polytechnic Institute. More...

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Zuma clearly hasn’t grasped the scale of the crisis facing universities

The ConversationBy  and . Many South Africans hoped that President Jacob Zuma would use his 2016 State of the Nation Address to discuss what’s become known as the #FeesMustFall movement. Since late 2015, university students have led a national call for a freeze on tuition fees and substantial changes to how universities are managed. More...

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Free university education is not the route to social justice

The ConversationBy . “Free education in our lifetime” is the campaign slogan many students have adopted in the recent protests across South Africa against university fee increases. More...

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11 février 2016

Why Is Tuition So High?

HomeBy Ellen Wexler. A new study asserts that increased student aid, not faculty salaries or state cutbacks, drives prices higher. Read more...

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10 février 2016

CUNY Charged Tuition Prior to 1976

Attending college tuition-free is a reality today for 90 percent of City University of New York community-college students and for more than 66 percent of all full-time CUNY college students in baccalaureate and associate degree programs. For these mostly low-income students, low tuition, federal and state financial aid, and federal tax credits make possible a quality college education. More...

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09 février 2016

The evidence suggests I was completely wrong about tuition fees

The Guardian homeBy. For years I believed that tuition fees promoted inequality. But not only could scrapping fees be a terrible idea, there’s also a far better place to put the money. More...

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Academics fear tuition fees for local and EU students

Academics are concerned that Finns may soon be asked to pay tuition fees to attend local universities. Two prominent academics said they believe that the introduction of the charge for non-EU students may soon extend to locals and other European Union nationals, reports Yle. Read more...

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American millionaire launches bid to scrap tuition fees at Harvard

http://t0.gstatic.com/images?q=tbn:ANd9GcQPxnNUZkzq1IINmqwJMRe0Mx9jmcJPvZ89WaflkoXFnHo0R2jfVuceEAwwBy . Harvard University is being challenged to consider scrapping its £31,000-a-year tuition fees, in a bid to make the university more accessible. Read more...

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