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Court Rulings Help Illegal Immigrants’ College-Bound Children

Several states with financial difficulties have moved quietly in recent years to reduce spending on college education by denying low tuition rates and financial aid to American citizens who are the children of illegal immigrants.

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Effort Restarts In State To Give Illegal Immigrants College Aid

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.

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Judge: Florida Cannot Charge Students Non-Resident Tuition Due To Parents

Students at Florida's public colleges and universities cannot be charged higher out-of-state tuition simply because their parents are in the U.S. illegally, a federal judge ruled.

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State Asks Institutions To Help Students Deal With High Cost Of College

The number of people who have defaulted on federal student loans in Indiana increased 35 percent over the last three years.

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Fees Boost College Cost In St. Louis Region

When prospective students tour the University of Missouri-St. Louis, they invariably ask to see the gym or recreation center. And that makes the tour guides cringe just a little.

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Higher Education Reform in Motion (Opinion)

It's been said that necessity is the mother of invention.

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University Budget Restrictions: How to Do More With Less Through Time-Driven Activity-Based Costing

Collegiate institutions in the United States are experiencing a budget crisis, and the current state of higher education is more challenging now than ever before, especially for public institutions. States are slashing the higher educational spend across the board, ranging from high single- to double-digit percentages. Private institutions are also experiencing issues as annual giving has been reduced and endowments have not generated historic returns.

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On Campus: UW Student Leaders Take Step Toward Lawsuit Over Increased Fees

Student leaders at UW-Madison recently moved a step closer to suing the university over having some student fees raised with what the group claims was inadequate student input.

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Higher Education: 2 New Studies Weigh Value, Price Of College

Two new studies offer emphatic answers to much-discussed questions about higher education: Yes, a college degree is worth it, but yes, it’s the middle-class that’s getting particularly squeezed with student debt in the pursuit of one.

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