Submitted by Ann McClure on Tue, 09/18/2012 - 5:48pm
Some in Congress want to give special visas to foreign-born graduates of American universities with advanced degrees in science, technology, engineering, and math. But critics say it could come at the expense of diversity in legal immigration.
Submitted by Ann McClure on Tue, 09/04/2012 - 6:16pm
With the federal government giving young illegal immigrants brought to the U.S. as children a chance to stay in the country, advocates in Washington state are relaunching efforts to open state financial aid to college students who don't have documents.
Submitted by Ann McClure on Mon, 09/03/2012 - 10:51pm
President Barack Obama would make tax credits for college expenses permanent and expand Pell grants for students from lower-earning families. Republicans Mitt Romney and Paul Ryan would emphasize the need to curb rising tuitions and federal education spending that are burdening families and government.
Submitted by Ann McClure on Wed, 08/29/2012 - 11:43pm
Among the legal questions still swirling around Penn State, one has drawn little attention but could pose a threat to the university: Did the school's handling of sex abuse allegations against assistant football coach Jerry Sandusky violate the federal Title IX gender discrimination law?