- Refugees and scholars: Colleges offer war-torn a route to US Updated: May-24-16 2:48 pm
BOSTON - Colleges in the U.S. are opening their doors - and their financial aid - to Syrian refugees.
- North Dakota educators, leaders discuss higher ed future Updated: May-23-16 12:54 pm
BISMARCK, North Dakota - North Dakota educators, lawmakers, and business and community leaders are meeting at the state Capitol to discuss the future of higher education.
- The Latest: Legislature's mad dash toward deadline is on Updated: May-22-16 10:13 pm
ST. PAUL, Minnesota - The Latest on the last work day for the Minnesota Legislature (all times local):
- 2 charged with stealing identities to get student loans Updated: May-19-16 8:41 pm
ALEXANDRIA, Virginia - Federal prosecutors say two Louisiana residents have been indicted for stealing identities of four people, including a soldier recovering in a military hospital from injuries suffered in Afghanistan, to fraudulently obtain $67,000 in federal student loans.
- UM freezes in-state undergrad tuition; ups costs for others Updated: May-18-16 12:23 pm
COLUMBIA, Missouri - The University of Missouri System governing board is freezing tuition for in-state undergraduates but hiking it for other students.
- Massachusetts families grapple with rising college costs Updated: May-17-16 4:35 pm
WORCESTER, Massachusetts - Growing up next to the beckoning gleam of the city's colleges, Rose Molina's daughter envisioned herself going to one of those schools one day. "It was one of the things she'd talk about when she was very young," she said.
- Maine nonprofit to help workers pay for college Updated: May-17-16 12:40 am
AUGUSTA, Maine - A Maine nonprofit group that focuses on economic development is awarding scholarships to workers in the state who are pursuing college degrees and other higher education programs.
- Low-income high schoolers to get grants for college courses Updated: May-16-16 5:11 pm
WASHINGTON - For the first time, thousands of low-income high-school students in nearly two dozen states will soon be able to get federal grants to take college courses for credit, part of a program the Obama administration plans to begin this summer.
- The Latest: University aims to expand athlete protections Updated: May-11-16 2:50 pm
SACRAMENTO, California - The Latest on financial aid guarantees for student-athletes at the University of California (all times local):
- Gov. Edwards signs TOPS cost containment bill into law Updated: May-10-16 2:49 pm
BATON ROUGE, Louisiana - Awards from Louisiana's TOPS program are no longer guaranteed to fully cover tuition if the costs grow in the future.
- Illinois weighs college aid for students in the US illegally Updated: Apr-29-16 3:34 pm
SPRINGFIELD, Illinois - Laura Vivaldo considers herself fortunate among her Illinois college classmates who are in the U.S. illegally and struggle to pay tuition because they don't qualify for state or federal financial aid.
- Gov't launches new website for student loan borrowers Updated: Apr-28-16 12:04 am
WASHINGTON - The Department of Education has launched a new website to help people with student loans find a repayment option that best suits their needs.
- The Latest: Minnesota House passes education budget bill Updated: Apr-25-16 9:46 pm
ST. PAUL, Minnesota - The Latest on Minnesota's education budget (all times local):
- Iowa program offers aid to attract dentists to rural areas Updated: Apr-24-16 6:50 pm
MAQUOKETA, Iowa - A program that offers assistance in paying off student loans is helping draw dentists to small towns in Iowa.