Regional News

15
Aug
How Kentucky Garnished $50M for Unpaid Tuition Without a Court Order

The State of Kentucky has claimed in excess of $50 million from students behind on tuition payments to Kentucky's public colleges. In the last 12 years, the Kentucky Department of Revenue has claimed in excess of $50 million from students behind on payments to Kentucky’s public universities. The department has managed to do so by taking […]

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06
Aug
LeBron James’ New School Offers Kids a Future College Education and More

Lebron James' Ohio-based I Promise School will enroll 240 third and fourth graders now, with plans to grow to over 1,000 students. Many consider him the NBA’s GOAT, but one day LeBron James could be known as one of education’s GOATs.On July 30, James opened his Akron, Ohio-based I Promise School. The non-charter public school, similar […]

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13
Jun
Last-Dollar Financial Aid Can Help Low-Income Students Stay in School

A new report found that targeted, supplemental financial aid can be critical for low-income students looking to pay for their education.For low- to moderate-income college students, targeted supplemental financial aid can be a difference-maker for their enrollment chances. Some schools offer additional funding after students have exhausted their initial financial aid, whic

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09
Jun
Here’s Where Family Members of Fallen Soldiers Can Go to College for Free

More and more universities are now starting to offer free education to the children and spouses of fallen or disabled soldiers.More universities are beginning to offer scholarships or free education to children or spouses of fallen and disabled soldiers. A university in Tennessee will open a new program this fall, and a New Jersey lawmaker […]

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24
May
Ohio Bill Would Create a Tax Credit to Help Pay for College

One Ohio lawmaker recently introduced a bill that aims to make it easier for in-state college students to afford school. For Ohio college students and families, the price of tuition may soon become more affordable.On May 17, Ohio state Rep. Dan Ramos (D-Lorain) introduced new legislation, the Ohio Lets Everyone Achieve Right Now (LEARN) tax credit, […]

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22
May
Law Enforcement Officers Get a Tuition Break at These Schools

Georgia Military College will begin offering a tuition discount for law enforcement officers. Georgia Military College commemorated Peace Officers Memorial Day on May 15 by honoring fallen officers and announcing a new tuition discount for any law enforcement officer who wants to attend the college. Officers will get a 10 percent discount on their tuition at […

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15
May
Chicago Community College Enrollment Drops While Tuition Goes Up

In Chicago, community colleges are experiencing rising tuition despite decreasing enrollment rates. Enrollment at several Illinois community colleges is at an all-time low. At the same time, the cost of tuition has gone up.In 2017, seven suburban community colleges reported a combined total of 60,177 students. This is a 9 percent drop from their combined average [&hel

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10
May
Dartmouth and Brown Aim to Eliminate Student Loans

Two Ivy League schools, Dartmouth and Brown, are both looking to eliminate student loans from their respective financial aid packages. For some Ivy League schools, the idea of eliminating student loans from their financial aid packages is starting to become a bigger trend.Dartmouth College is the latest mark its progress in making these changes to financial aid [

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09
May
Georgia Colleges’ Tuition Costs Steady, but Room and Board Goes Up

While the University System of Georgia has voted not to raise tuition, the cost of living has increased each year. In April, the Board of Regents of the University System of Georgia voted not to raise tuition for the upcoming school year – joining other college systems in freezing or lowering that cost. Stable tuition prices […]

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25
Apr
Some Arizona Community Colleges Might Cut Tuition Rates

One community college district in Arizona is looking into cutting its tuition rate for the next school year. Maricopa County Community College District in Arizona is looking at cutting back on its tuition rate in the upcoming school year for its 10 colleges. The rates have stayed the same for the last two years at $86 […]

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