BOSTON - University of Massachusetts officials on Wednesday advanced a 1.5 percent tuition hike for medical school students, and shined a bit more light
UMass president hints at possible 2.5 percent tuition hike
BOSTON -- University of Massachusetts officials on Wednesday advanced a 1.5 percent tuition hike for medical school students, and shined a bit more light
Wildlife undergrads learn by doing
DENHOFF, N.D.—Duck eggs might not be a deer's favorite food, but at least one small whitetail buck found them to his liking last summer.A video camera strategically placed next to a duck nest caught the burglarizing buck in the act; he devoured the eggs—shells and all.Seeing is believing, as the...
Three from N.J. make Bloomberg's Top 100 undergrad business schools
Bloomberg Businessweek recently released its annual update to its list of best undergraduate business schools for 2016.
Study: 10 percent of UT's female undergrads say they are rape victims
The cases have led to a Title IX investigation into the school for mishandling sexual assault cases and a fight with its former Title IX officer and survivors of sexual assault who have filed suit against the school. Title IX is part of a more than 40-year-old law aimed at ensuring equal rights for those participating in educational programs that receive federal financial assistance and applies…
Rutgers is hiking tuition again. Here's how much students will pay
Students will be digging deeper into their pockets to cover tuition next school year.
Ivey proposing 10 cent gas tax hike in Alabama
MAPLESVILLE — Alabama Gov. Kay Ivey on Wednesday proposed a 10-cents-a-gallon gas tax increase to fund road and bridge construction in a state where she says the infrastructure is crumbling.
TIps on handling rising tuition costs
FARGO — The cost of higher education continues to rise.The College Board says the average annual cost for school ranges from $10,000 to $34,000.Financial planners say there are ways for students to save money. In addition to applying for scholarships, students can apply for work study programs and...
Watchdog sizes up MTA’s ‘grim’ year before proposed fare hike
A planned fare hike, massive budget woes and major structural problems have led the MTA to have one heck of a bad year, a transit advocacy group says in a new report. The proposed fare and toll hik…
Billionaires hit Warren on proposed tax hike on top earners
WASHINGTON (AP) - Sen. Elizabeth Warren seized on criticism Tuesday from two potential presidential rivals who are billionaires to highlight her proposal to raise taxes on top earners Former New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg blasted the Massachusetts Democrat's "ultra-millionaire tax" as "probably unconstitutional." During a two-day visit to the early voting state of New Hampshire, Bloomberg said "we shouldn't be embarrassed by our system" and…
Why tuition-free college keeps getting attention
A decade ago, few people were talking about the idea of tuition-free college.If anything, the focus was on arguments against the annual tuition hikes that were generating dissent and protests among public college and university students in Cali
Billionaires hit Elizabeth Warren on proposed tax hike on top earners
WASHINGTON (AP) — Sen. Elizabeth Warren seized on criticism Tuesday from two potential presidential rivals who are billionaires to highlight her proposal to raise taxes on top earners.
Duke undergraduate tuition to top $50,000 per year
Undergraduate tuition will be $51,720, a 4.3 percent increase, the university said in a news release.
Free tuition initiative: What you need to know
NEW YORK — Hillary Clinton says the nation's first free college tuition plan approved by New York state lawmakers can be a model for other states
Here’s how schools would use money from proposed sales tax hikes
On April 4, voters in St. Clair County IL and Madison County IL in Southern Illinois near St. Louis MO will decide whether they support a 1 percent, or penny per dollar, sales tax increase for school facilities. How would metro-east school districts use the new tax revenue?
Proposed gas tax hike slashed to 10 cents, but major hurdles remain for plan to raise $300M
In a last ditch bid for Louisiana House approval, backers of a hike in the state gasoline tax Tuesday said they will seek a 10 cents per gallon increase, down
Montana universities eye tighter rules for in-state tuition
The Montana University System is considering tightening the rules for out-of-state students who want to gain in-state residency status that can cut thousands of dollars from their tuition bills.
10 states with the cheapest public college tuition
As more legislators mull the idea of free higher education, public colleges may be worth a closer look.
How much is tuition at Arizona's colleges and universities?
A look at tuition costs at Iowa's colleges and universities by the numbers
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