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To Cut College Costs, Raise Rates — Graduation Rates, That Is (Opinion)

By raising graduation rates, lawmakers and college officials will be taking what might be the most efficient and cost-effective step toward making college more affordable for all.

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Focusing on Students' Financial Need to Hasten Completion

With backing from the nation’s leading foundations, seven community and technical colleges have announced that they will pilot an initiative testing innovative approaches to increase the number of students who earn postsecondary credentials.

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Solano Community College (Calif.) Seeks International Students

Solano Community College (Calif.) leaders have signed a two-year, $106,000 contract with a consultant to recruit international students from Asia in hopes of bringing in additional revenues to the cash-strapped school even as many local and in-state students struggle to get the classes they need. In a unanimous vote, the SCC board of trustees in September approved an agreement with Naoki Hirota to recruit students primarily from China, Korea, Japan, and Vietnam to the Fairfield-based college.

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Wisconsin, Minnesota Use Tuition Reciprocity To Lure Best Students

Nina Littman, a high school senior from Madison, has narrowed her college search to two finalists: the University of Wisconsin-La Crosse and a Big Ten flagship.

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State To Widen Tuition Breaks To Include Immigrants

Young illegal immigrants to qualify for resident tuition once feds halt their deportations

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Legislators Weigh Options for Tuition Deregulation

The 2013 legislative session will mark the 10th anniversary of a decision by Texas lawmakers to deregulate college tuition, giving the authority to set tuition at public universities to the institutions.

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University of Toledo Gets Creative with Student Living Costs

In a move called "innovative" by one higher-education official, the University of Toledo not only announced a freeze in academic and living costs but also added deep discounts to sweeten students' deals.

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A Report on the Student Debt Crisis

This report provides an overview and analysis of existing student debt, the factors contributing to its rise, changes in student debt over time, the role lenders have played in the current student debt crisis, who has the debt, and the impact of student debt.

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College Board Publications Report Average Net Price Increase at Public and Private Four-year Institutions

The 2012 "Trends in College Pricing" and "Trends in Student Aid" reports provide comprehensive analysis on trends of several measures of the cost of college and financial aid.

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Sullivan Wants UVM Tuition Hike Of Less Than 3 Percent

Next year’s tuition at the University of Vermont will increase less than 3 percent if the Board of Trustees follows a recommendation made by President Tom Sullivan.

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