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Budget Plan Would Raise The Bar For Cal Grant Financial Aid

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.

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Plan Offers Free College Tuition To Students In Michigan

Michigan students would get free tuition at community colleges and public universities under a plan proposed Thursday by Senate Democrats.

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CU-Boulder Proposes 15.7% Tuition Hike For In-State Students

Plan would raise full-time students' tuition to $8,875 next year

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Study: Utah Pays Too Little, Students Too Much, For College

Utah has a long way to go to fund public colleges and universities at levels needed to meet degree-attainment goals embraced by state leaders, according to a new study.

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Senator's Bill Would Cap Calif. State U Presidents' Salaries

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.

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Bursting the Tuition Bubble

The soaring cost of college has multiple causes and no easy solution

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5 Colleges That Are Slashing Tuition Costs

As the cost of a college education rises every year, more young people, and their parents can hardly afford the expense of attending an institution of higher learning.

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Rep. Hansen Clarke Putting Finishing Touches On Bill To 'Responsibly Reduce Student Loan Debt'

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.

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Debt-Free Grads: College Students Work Full-Time, Reap Benefits Afterward

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.

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U of Michigan President Urges Obama To Address Increasing College Costs

Escalating costs are making higher education inaccessible, and it is time to resolve the issue, University of Michigan President Mary Sue Coleman wrote in an open letter to President Barack Obama.

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