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Tidewater Community College Plan Speeds College Degree Process

Local educators are working on a plan to enable students to graduate from high school with associate degrees or certificates of general studies from Tidewater Community College.

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Judge Orders Parents Away From Daughter

Helicopter parenting taken to the extreme

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For Poor, Leap to College Often Ends in a Hard Fall

Poor students struggle as class plays a greater role in success

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Fresno State sees quick savings with electronic financial aid refunds

Higher One’s OneDisburse Refund Management funds disbursement service ends the need for the school to print and mail checks

California State University, Fresno, takes pride in its reputation as one of the leading public universities in the state, but last year the business staff discovered that Fresno State was lagging in one noteworthy area: the percentage of students electing to receive financial aid refunds electronically.

Business services partnership furthers philosophy of oneness on Colorado campus

Naropa University works hand-in-hand with Jenzabar to sync systems including ERP

In the heart of Boulder, Colorado, sits a college where the whole student is greater than the sum of his or her parts. It is a place called Naropa University, where contemplative education encourages students to transform themselves and the world.

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Nearly 5,000 Alabama College Students Lost Pell Grants Due To New Federal Regulations, Study Says

Nearly 5,000 Alabama college students lost Pell grant funding in the fall of 2012 due to new restrictions on the federal student-assistance program, a study says.

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UC Davis makes the grade in survey of '52 Best Colleges for Food in America'

Looks like we missed this original announcement, but UC Davis is an especially tasty place to eat. TheDailyMeal.com released a survey of the "52 Best Colleges for Food in America" back in September, and UC Davis ranked a very respectable #18.

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University of Phoenix Partnering with Community Colleges

Facing declining enrollment and regulatory scrutiny, the University of Phoenix has targeted community college students as a safe and profitable investment. And some community college administrators, eager to offer their students more opportunities to earn a bachelor’s degree, are embracing the school’s overtures.

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New Student Loan Repayment Options Set

A new version of the income-based federal student loan repayment program that's more favorable to many borrowers will go into effect starting Dec. 21, according to regulations scheduled for publication Friday.

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Second Edition: 8 Great Places To Study On University Of Michigan's Campus

As finals approach at the University of Michigan, students are on study overload.

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