10 mai 2015

Ariz. Judge Backs Community College’s Tuition Break for Immigrant Students

http://chronicle.com/img/photos/biz/Ticker%20revised%20round%2045.gifBy . An Arizona judge ruled on Tuesday that students brought to the United States illegally by their parents were eligible to pay cheaper in-state tuition in the Maricopa County Community College District, the Associated Press reported. More...

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04 mai 2015

£11.5k fees? Time to come back down to earth

By Mark Leach. In the final throes of the General Election campaign, higher education tuition fees have taken centre stage once again. The Labour Party has extrapolated the Conservatives spending (or cutting) plans and estimated that under previously-announced assumptions, fees would need to rise to £11,500 to cover a shortfall in funding to universities. More...

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03 mai 2015

Independent Take on Free

HomeBy Paul Fain. U.S. Senator Bernie Sanders made it official on Thursday by announcing his campaign for the Democratic presidential nomination. The Vermont Independent, who is 73, used part of his informal, 10-minute news conference on Capitol Hill to pitch a previously announced proposal for two free years of public college. Read more...

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Coalition plans to increase tuition fees to £11,500 a year, says Labour

http://static.guim.co.uk/static/c55907932af8ee96c21b7d89a9ebeedb4602fbbf/common/images/logos/the-guardian/news.gifBy . A re-elected coalition government would increase tution fees to £11,500 a year, Labour has claimed.
Labour said a black hole in university finances meant a renewed Conservative-Liberal Democrat coalition would mean higher fees for undergraduate students. More...

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Not saving early for college tuition is everyone's problem. Here's why

http://static.guim.co.uk/static/c55907932af8ee96c21b7d89a9ebeedb4602fbbf/common/images/logos/the-guardian/news.gifBy . BlackRock’s Rick Rieder takes a strictly pragmatic perspective on the broader consequences of parents not thinking long-term. More...

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Higher tuition fees are distorting the choices poorer students make

http://static.guim.co.uk/static/c55907932af8ee96c21b7d89a9ebeedb4602fbbf/common/images/logos/the-guardian/news.gifBy Graeme Atherton. Research shows a decrease in tuition fees could see students from poorer backgrounds choosing different courses and working less during term time. More...

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28 avril 2015

Debunking myths about college tuition

eCampus NewsBy Mark Guydish - . The American Association of University Professors minced no words in taking that stand, dubbing its annual report on faculty salaries “Busting the Myths.” The introduction sets a clear objective: countering criticism of America’s higher education system. More...

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27 avril 2015

Public Colleges' Revenue Shift

HomeBy Kellie Woodhouse. Tuition dollars made up roughly 47 percent of revenues for public higher education for the third straight year in 2014, cementing a trend in which tuition revenue now rivals state appropriations as the main funder of public colleges and universities. Read more...

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26 avril 2015

Education and fees: five demands from young voters

http://static.guim.co.uk/static/c55907932af8ee96c21b7d89a9ebeedb4602fbbf/common/images/logos/the-guardian/news.gifBy . The Guardian went to Manchester Metropolitan University to find out what students think about the education they are paying for. Our panel was chaired by writer and presenter Rick Edwards. More...

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Who should pay for university education?

http://static.guim.co.uk/static/c55907932af8ee96c21b7d89a9ebeedb4602fbbf/common/images/logos/the-guardian/news.gifBy . The tuition fees debate looks set to roll on in the next parliament. But does anyone have a workable solution. More...

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