Stories tagged: College
Tue., June 4, 2019, 3:51 p.m.
Walmart is extending its debt-free college benefits to high schoolers as a way to attract and retain workers in a tight labor market.
Mon., May 13, 2019, 5 a.m.
More students used to take shop classes, where they learned a trade and could enjoy working with their hands. Today, kids might consider Washington apprenticeship programs – which allow them …
UPDATED: Fri., April 26, 2019, 10:38 a.m.
‘Every tool I need to succeed’: First four men earn college degrees while incarcerated at Airway Heights
“Some of us are really sorry for what we did, and we need not only a second chance but a second look at who we are,” said David Hall, 39, …
UPDATED: Wed., April 17, 2019, 7:59 p.m.
High schoolers are inviting thousands of strangers to watch as they get into college – and get rejected
Reaction videos from non-celebrities, like Chae, offer a different kind of relatability. Some of the viewers are high school juniors and sophomores who are beginning the long process of applying …
Thu., March 14, 2019, 8 a.m.
This is a high-risk behavior colloquially called “drunkorexia,” which is one part eating disorder, one part alcoholism – a very dangerous combination for college-age students.
Sun., March 3, 2019
President Donald Trump says he will soon sign an executive order requiring colleges and universities to support free speech if they want to get federal resources.
Mon., Nov. 19, 2018
WSU President Kirk Schulz and UW President Ana Mari Cauce said they are launching the initiative, called “Yes, It’s Possible,” to dispel the myth that students must incur massive amounts …
Wed., Nov. 14, 2018, 1:58 p.m.
Education Secretary Betsy DeVos is set to release a sweeping overhaul of how colleges and universities must handle allegations of sexual assault and harassment, giving new rights to the accused, …
Mon., Oct. 29, 2018, 9:45 a.m.
Only 28 Idahoans – five of whom are enrolled at the College of Southern Idaho – are using a new adult completer scholarship, but state officials say the program is …
Sun., Oct. 14, 2018
Here are some steps to take now to secure an affordable education – and avoid crushing debt.
UPDATED: Mon., Oct. 8, 2018, 2:16 p.m.
University of Idaho was ranked the best 4-year university in Idaho by Schools.com, according to a press release on Monday. This is the second year in a row the university …
Thu., Oct. 4, 2018, 8:15 a.m.
Students defrauded by for-profit colleges will get a reprieve from the Education Department’s push to ease regulations for those schools because the government said it would miss a deadline for …
UPDATED: Fri., Aug. 24, 2018, 9:28 p.m.
Move-in day at college is supposed to be a little stressful. There’s the packing and hauling, the long drive, the new environment, and at the end of it all, the …
UPDATED: Thu., Aug. 16, 2018, 9:23 p.m.
Pullman streets were noticeably more crowded Wednesday as students numbering in the thousands converged on the town for Washington State University’s official move-in day of the year.
Tue., Aug. 14, 2018, 9:30 a.m.
Students are continuing to flock to science, technology, engineering and math fields statewide in record numbers.
Fri., Aug. 3, 2018, 2:01 p.m.
Just because your child has the designation of receiving “special education” – a term that encompasses a wide range of programs and classroom arrangements in public schools – doesn’t mean …
Fri., Aug. 3, 2018, 10:31 a.m.
It’s time once again for the grass-filled quads of academia to be swarmed by scholars from near and far, and like many intellectuals of the past, the incoming student body …
Tue., July 10, 2018, 10:45 a.m.
State and local educators say students may be giving undue weight to those scores, especially since their importance varies depending on where a student wants to attend college.
UPDATED: Wed., May 30, 2018, 7:44 p.m.
Walmart, the country’s largest private employer, announced Wednesday that it will pay for its workers to go back to school – as long as they get degrees in business or …
UPDATED: Sat., May 5, 2018, 9:14 p.m.
The Cougars (14-24, 6-13) will try to avoid getting swept and the Beavers (34-7, 13-6) will gun for the third sweep of the league season when the Pac-12 teams meet …
Wed., Jan. 31, 2018, 3:14 p.m.
New Mexico’s high school juniors would be required to apply to at least one college or show they have committed to other post-high school plans as part of a new …
Sat., Jan. 13, 2018
Kassidy worried she would have to drop out of EWU because of family illness and dwindling financial resources. A scholarship offered her renewed opportunity. “I can’t express enough gratitude for …
Sat., Nov. 25, 2017, 8:28 p.m.
There is an increasingly vocal campaign to transform higher education in America. Though U.S. universities are envied around the world, some conservatives want to reduce the flow of government cash …
Sat., Nov. 25, 2017
The Idaho State Board of Education believes there is a postsecondary path and a bright future for every student. We strive to help them see and realize their potential.
Sat., Nov. 25, 2017
College graduates are able to thrive more effectively despite shifts in the economy and their lifetime savings are significantly higher than those of people without a college degree.
UPDATED: Sun., Nov. 19, 2017, 4:29 p.m.
Ending a tax deduction for interest paid on student loans. Raising taxes for more than 100,000 graduate students who receive tuition waivers. Imposing a levy on endowments at certain private …
Sat., Oct. 21, 2017, 6:07 p.m.
Complaints about rising college costs are nothing new, but for students and parents calculating the price of college these days, the exercise has become a much more complicated task compared …
UPDATED: Fri., Oct. 20, 2017, 6:06 p.m.
The hostile audience drowned out white nationalist Richard Spencer with anti-Nazi chants. They booed him off the stage under the watchful eye of police officers in riot gear.
UPDATED: Tue., Sept. 26, 2017, 6:41 p.m.
Decrying what he sees as political correctness run amok, Attorney General Jeff Sessions said Tuesday the Justice Department will support students who sue universities claiming their free speech rights were …
Mon., Sept. 25, 2017, 9:09 a.m.
The Idaho State Board of Education has announced that more than 20,000 high school students have been admitted to Idaho’s public colleges and universities.