Submitted by Ann McClure on Tue, 01/17/2012 - 5:00pm
Part of Gov. Jerry Brown's plan would raise the minimum GPA needed to qualify for the two types of Cal Grants, which are merit- and income-based. The aid is key for many low- and middle-income students.
Submitted by Ann McClure on Thu, 01/05/2012 - 6:44pm
The salaries of California State University campus presidents would be capped, and discussions about their pay would be held in public, under a bill being proposed by a state senator frustrated that CSU has been raising executive pay as well as tuition.
Submitted by Ann McClure on Thu, 12/22/2011 - 6:18pm
U.S. Rep. Hansen Clarke says he is putting the finishing touches on legislation to simply student loan repayment for college graduates an ensure they enter the workforce free from the burden of overwhelming debt.
Submitted by Ann McClure on Thu, 12/22/2011 - 6:17pm
More than 60 percent of University students graduated with debt in 2010. The average student left with more than $27,000 in student loan debt. But some students are able to earn the cost of tuition and living expenses by balancing school work with full-time jobs.