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California will make one year free at community colleges

How to talk to your kid about paying for college California just became the latest state to reduce the cost of a public college education. Governor Jerry Brown signed a bill Friday that will make one year free for students at the state’s 114 community colleges, so long as they are residents and new students who are enrolled full-time. It follows similar legislation adopted in New York and Rhode Island this year. California has one of the biggest community college systems in the country and it was already one of ...

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Elite colleges can afford to enroll more low-income students

OSU president: Why we’re recruiting lower income students America’s top colleges are filled with rich kids. The class divide is deeper than you might have thought. Ivy League colleges, for example, have more students from the top 1% of income than the bottom half. Meanwhile, tens of thousands of low-income students would qualify to enroll in an elite college but are attending a less selective institution instead, according to a report from Georgetown University’s Center on Education and the Workforce. These students scored above the median on the SAT or ...

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New York governor proposes free tuition at state colleges

Governor Andrew Cuomo wants to make free tuition a reality at New York’s public colleges. Students whose families earn $ 125,000 or less would pay nothing for tuition at two- and four-year public colleges under the governor’s plan. This article passed through the Full-Text RSS service – if this is your content and you’re reading it on someone else’s site, please read the FAQ at fivefilters.org/content-only/faq.php#publishers.Recommended article: The Guardian’s Summary of Julian Assange’s Interview Went Viral and Was Completely False. Latest financial news – CNNMoney.com

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Colleges with the highest paid grads

The middle class is finally getting a raise Money isn’t everything. But the opportunity for a high salary can certainly give you something to think about when deciding where to go to college. A Payscale report released Tuesday ranks colleges based on the size of their graduates’ paychecks, at least 10 years after finishing school. Let’s block ads! (Why?) Latest financial news – CNNMoney.com

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Colleges pledge to give applicants with criminal records a fair shot

Learning to code from a jail cell Dozens of colleges and universities have pledged to give applicants with criminal records a better shot at getting a higher education. The Obama administration announced earlier this week that 61 colleges and universities, including the University of Maryland, Arizona State University and New York University, have signed onto its Fair Chance for Higher Education pledge. These schools join 25 other colleges that signed on earlier in the summer. Let’s block ads! (Why?) Latest financial news – CNNMoney.com

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Meet the 12-year-old accepted to two colleges

12-year-old Tanishq Abraham has some pretty ambitious life goals. To be a doctor, medical researcher — and the president of the United States. First stop: Graduating from college. He was accepted into both UC Davis and UC Santa Cruz, where he received a prestigious regents scholarship. “I was really excited when I got into Santa Cruz and UC Davis. I’ve been waiting to transfer for a few years now,” he told CNNMoney. “This was a really big moment for me.” That’s right, college won’t exactly be new for Tanishq. He’s ...

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