Stories tagged: Education costs
Mon., June 9, 2014, 5:19 a.m.
Obama aims to expand student loan relief
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama is signing an executive order that lets borrowers pay no more than 10 percent of their monthly income in student loan payments. The measure …
Mon., Dec. 3, 2012, 12:22 p.m.
Small-bore proposals to help avert fiscal cliff
WASHINGTON (AP) — Sure the rich may have to pay more in taxes. But a “fiscal cliff” budget deal could mean pain for nearly everyone else, too: higher airline ticket …
Sun., Nov. 18, 2012, 3:18 a.m.
Rhodes Scholars announced for 2013
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — They’ve studied in countries from Ghana to China, speak languages from Zulu to Mandarin, and count everything from West African drumming to firefighting among their talents. The …
Sun., Nov. 11, 2012, 9:07 p.m.
US colleges look to foreign students
ANN ARBOR, Mich. (AP) — Want to see how quickly the look and business model of American public universities are changing? Visit a place like Indiana University. Five years ago, …
Thu., Sept. 27, 2012, 1:06 a.m.
Student debt stretches to record 1 in 5 households
WASHINGTON (AP) — With college enrollment growing, student debt has stretched to a record number of U.S. households — nearly 1 in 5 — with the biggest burdens falling on …
Wed., Aug. 22, 2012, 6:57 p.m.
Don’t forget insurance with college-bound kids
CHICAGO (AP) — It’s inevitable that something will be forgotten in the excitement of sending a child off to college. Tuition bill paid?