Friday, 3 February 2012

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Education Roundup: Stomach Virus Plagues San Francisco High School

Posted: 03 Feb 2012 05:00 AM PST

St. Ignatius College Preparatory is closing until Monday to sanitize the school and restore students' health.

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Gaming the College Rankings

Posted: 02 Feb 2012 04:00 PM PST

"Any love-hate relationship must have its share of pain, so the academic world, in its obsession with college rankings, is suitably dismayed by news that an elite college, Claremont McKenna, fudged...

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Making College More Affordable

Posted: 02 Feb 2012 04:00 PM PST

"The president spoke directly to colleges in his State of the Union address: 'If you can't stop tuition from going up, the funding you get from taxpayers will go down,'" Policy Analyst Julie Margetta...

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Revision: Comprehensive Transition Programs for Students with Intellectual Disabilities Expenditure Report

Posted: 02 Feb 2012 04:00 PM PST

The Comprehensive Transition Programs for Students with Intellectual Disabilities Expenditure Report is the tool for reporting the use of the Federal Pell Grant, Supplemental Educational Opportunity...

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No Money Down!

Posted: 02 Feb 2012 04:00 PM PST

"With public university administrators continually arguing for tuition increases to counter state appropriations cuts, it seems far-fetched that their budget problems could be solved by eliminating...

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Rising Tuition, Falling Aid Pose Risk

Posted: 02 Feb 2012 04:00 PM PST

Feb. 2, 2012 - The Columbian reports on NASFAA President Justin Draeger's public affairs lecture series at Washington State University Vancouver. "American higher ed is being privatized, Draeger...

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Senate Republicans Question Obama's Plan to Tie Federal Aid to Tuition

Posted: 02 Feb 2012 04:00 PM PST

"Senate Republicans pushed back against President Obama's college-affordability agenda at an education-committee hearing Thursday, expressing doubts about the administration's plans to reward...

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The Parent Trap: Tuition Debt

Posted: 02 Feb 2012 04:00 PM PST

"It's not just graduates who are staggering under the weight of their educational loans," Business Week reports. "Parents, too, are borrowing record amounts to put their kids through college,...

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Vermont Senators Leahy And Sanders Join Bill To Prevent July Interest Rate Increase On Stafford Student Loans

Posted: 02 Feb 2012 04:00 PM PST

"Vermont's two U.S. Senators, Patrick Leahy (D) and Bernie Sanders (I), Wednesday joined in introducing legislation to stop student loan interest rates from doubling this summer," Loan Safe reports....

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Online Campaign Prompts Sallie Mae to Change Fee Policy for Loan Suspensions

Posted: 02 Feb 2012 04:00 PM PST

"Score two for online consumer advocates — or, as they might be called, Occupy Online," the New York Times reports. "On Thursday, three months after Bank of America backed down from imposing a $5...

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