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  • Making college affordable: five ways that states, schools are trying to help

    Student debt and skyrocketing tuition make headlines. But this week, both Democratic and Republican lawmakers have sought to highlight the silver lining – examples of how states and institutions have been trying to reduce the cost of higher education.Here are some ideas presented in a hearing Wednesday held by the House Subcommittee on Higher Education and Workforce Training, and another Thursday morning before the Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions.

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  • College tuition: Pay $10,000 for four years?

    Universities are experimenting with tuition caps and free online courses as a way to bring down college tuition costs. Ten Texas schools are offering degrees for a total college tuition of $10,000.

  • Making college affordable: five ways that states, schools are trying to help

    Student debt and skyrocketing tuition make headlines. But this week, both Democratic and Republican lawmakers have sought to highlight the silver lining – examples of how states and institutions have been trying to reduce the cost of higher education.Here are some ideas presented in a hearing Wednesday held by the House Subcommittee on Higher Education and Workforce Training, and another Thursday morning before the Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions.

  • Abuse on campus: Will Florida A&M death bring crackdown on hazing?

    The hazing death of a member of the Florida A&M marching band has led to the resignation of the university president and a wrongful death lawsuit and likely will serve as a warning to US campus leaders.