25 mai 2015

Bernie Sanders issues bill to make 4-year colleges tuition-free

Résultat de recherche d'images pour By and . Senator Bernie Sanders has officially introduced a bill that would eliminate undergraduate tuition. Titled the “College for All Act,” the bill would eliminate the $70 billion dollar tuition costs at all 4-year public colleges and universities.
Under the plan, the Federal Government would cover 67% — $47 billion dollars each year — of the costs.
States would be required to produce the remaining 33% of the costs, or 23 billion dollars. More...

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The In-State Tuition Break, Slowly Disappearing

New York TimesBy Kevin Carey. A few weeks ago, I took my daughter to see the latest Disney movie. Because it was early in the afternoon, and my daughter is 5, I expected to get a significant discount on the price of our tickets. The electronic ticket kiosk had other intentions. “1 Adult: $11.00” and “1 Child: $10.00.” Read more...

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24 mai 2015

U.S. Delays Requirement on Tuition Breaks for Veterans

http://chronicle.com/img/photos/biz/Ticker%20revised%20round%2045.gifBy . The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs announced last week that it was pushing back the deadline for states to comply with a law that requires public colleges to charge veterans lower in-state tuition rates, regardless of their state of residency. More...

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U.S. Senator’s Bill Would Make Public 4-Year Colleges Free for All

http://chronicle.com/img/photos/biz/Ticker%20revised%20round%2045.gifBy . Bernard Sanders, the independent senator from Vermont and long-shot candidate for the Democratic Party’s 2016 presidential nomination, introduced a bill on Tuesday that would make attending all four-year public colleges free. More...

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17 mai 2015

Students’ class notes available online for a fee

http://people.uis.edu/rschr1/wp-content/themes/default/images/kubrickheader.jpgIt was named one of the 12 companies “transforming education” to watch this year by Forbes. Flashnotes.com is a start-up company started several years ago that allows students to buy and sell their notes from classes online. It’s one of several note-sharing websites. More...

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MTSU offers high schoolers tuition-free college classes

Résultat de recherche d'images pour "tennessean.com logo"By Adam Tamburin. High school students across the state will be able to take college classes like macroeconomics and sociology this fall without paying tuition thanks to a new program rolling out at Middle Tennessee State University.
The university's Dual Enrollment Program will offer eligible students the chance to take the tuition-free courses online or on campus in Murfreesboro. More...

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11 mai 2015

Senate passes bill to rein in tuition growth

Universities that want to hike tuition would have to meet a series of accountability benchmarks under a bill approved by the Senate Thursday, April 30. Since the Legislature voted to deregulate tuition in 2003, tuition has more than doubled according to data collected by the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board. Senate Higher Education Committee Chair Senator Kel Seliger said that if colleges want to continue to raise tuition in the future, they have to earn it. More...

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10 mai 2015

Arizona Judge: Some Undocumented Students Eligible for In-State Tuition

HomeAn Arizona judge on Tuesday ruled that public colleges in the state may offer in-state tuition to those who are participating in the Obama administration's program for students otherwise lacking legal documentation to remain in the United States, The Arizona Republic reported. Read more...

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Fee for Being Foreign

HomeBy Elizabeth Redden. Public universities have traditionally had two tiers of pricing for undergraduates: rates for state residents and for nonresidents, respectively. At most public universities, international students pay out-of-state tuition rates. But some public institutions have introduced a third, higher tier specifically for students coming from abroad. Read more...

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Who's to Blame for Rising Tuition?

HomeBy Kellie Woodhouse. Public university students today pay $3,000 more in annual tuition than their counterparts a decade ago.  
Why that is depends on whom you ask. Some pundits like to blame administrative bloat or the construction boom. Within higher education, many cite the decline in state support. Read more...

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