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Consumer Protection For College Students

Consumer protection rules for those attending colleges and universities in West Virginia appear on their way to passage by state lawmakers next year.

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When Daniels Is Purdue's President, He Can Lobby Legislature, Rulings Say

When Gov. Mitch Daniels becomes Purdue University president next year, he will be free to exert pressure on former colleagues at the Statehouse for funding and other matters, Indiana’s top official on ethics issues said in an informal opinion released Friday.

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U.S. Student Wrongly Denied N.J. Tuition Grant Because Of Mom's Immigration Status, Court Says

An American-born student was wrongly denied financial assistance for tuition at a state college because her parents are not United States citizens, an appellate court panel ruled today.

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Texas Higher Education Agency Once Again Proposes Controversial Merit-Based Funding For Colleges

Too few Texas college students graduate on time and not enough major in high-demand careers, prompting the state's higher education agency to once again propose a controversial merit-based funding system.

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Penn State Faces Federal Penalties As Education Dept. Probes Sandusky Case

In 2002, when a Pennsylvania State University football standout was accused of a dorm-room rape, the details were easy to come by.

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See How Much West Michigan Universities Are Spending On Lobbying The Federal Government

Universities in the Grand Rapids-area are no strangers in using lobbyists to influence the federal government, but the amount they spend on such efforts pales in comparison to the state’s major research universities.

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Western Kentucky U Changes Rules For Weapons

Western Kentucky University’s Board of Regents approved Friday a change to the campus weapons policy, a new general education program and the purchase of two properties for new fraternity houses.

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Oklahoma University Officials Receptive To Model Financial Aid Letter

Oklahoma university officials say they're receptive to a proposal designed to make the financial aid process more transparent and easier to understand.

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Feds Urge Colleges To Adopt New Student Aid Form

U.S. Education Secretary Arne Duncan is urging colleges and universities to adopt an easy-to-understand financial aid form to help students make smarter decisions on where to study, how to pay and determine what they'll owe.

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