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Are Santorum's Comments On Higher Ed Out Of Step?

When Republican presidential hopeful Rick Santorum calls President Barack Obama "a snob" for wanting all Americans to attend college, he may be out of step with the public's overall view of higher education.

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Logistics Of Executing Christie's N.J. Higher Education Overhaul To Be Decided

In his budget address Tuesday, Gov. Chris Christie called for implementation of a sweeping plan by a state committee to reorganize higher education, which he said would make New Jersey a national leader in medical education and biomedical research.

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Michigan Senate Votes To Block University Student Research Assistants From Forming A Union

Graduate student research assistants would be unable to join unions under a bill that cleared the state Senate Wednesday backed by the Republican majority.

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Obama's Tougher-Stance Question On Higher Education "What Are People Getting For Their Money?"

Students with loans are graduating on average with more than $25,000 in debt. The federal government pours $140 billion annually into federal grants and loans. Unemployment remains high, yet there are projected shortages in many industries with some high-tech companies already complaining about a lack of highly trained workers.

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Higher Education Day At VT Statehouse Offers Something Old And Something New

The higher-education show Wednesday in the Statehouse offered something old and something new.

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Arizona Considers Bills To Ban Swear Words And Protect Conservatives In College

New legislation in Arizona will look to protect conservative professors from discrimination, while punishing others who violate obscenity standards.

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Push To Rein In Tuition Rolling Out

President Obama is expected to use his budget unveiling today to flesh out his threat last month to curb runaway college tuition increases - potentially by withholding federal student aid from those colleges that fail to keep prices down.

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Obama to Propose Community College Aid

President Obama on Monday will propose a $8 billion Community College to Career Fund, with the goal of training two million workers for well-paying jobs in high-demand industries, officials said.

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Duncan, Kerry Call For Action On Tuition

Secretary of Education Arne Duncan and Senator John F. Kerry joined 13 college presidents and some 100 students from across the area for a wide-ranging discussion yesterday that emphasized the need to keep higher education affordable for the middle class.

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Bill Would Limit Public Information Requests Of Professors

In Virginia, the attorney general, skeptical of global warming, tried to use his subpoena powers to build a fraud case against a climatology professor.

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