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  • PHILADELPHIA— A graduate of St. Joseph's University in Philadelphia has given $50 million to the Roman Catholic university, the largest gift in the school's history. The university plans to bolster its endowment and increase scholarships with the gift announced Thursday from 83- year-old James Maguire and his wife, Frances Maguire. St. Joseph's said the gift...

  • Students protesting budget cuts at UC Berkeley. (File photo).

    The interest rates on both federal and private students loans increase, leaving cash-strapped students in a bind.

  • NEW YORK, July 18- Despite a record-high U.S. stock market and a positive economic outlook, U.S. parents spent less on college tuition during the 2016-17 school year, according to Sallie Mae's 10th annual "How America Pays for College" report. Sallie Mae's study does not directly address why parental spending fell, but there are several indicators.

  • NEW YORK, July 17- Despite a record-high U.S. stock market and a positive economic outlook, U.S. parents spent less on college tuition during the 2016-17 school year, according to Sallie Mae's 10th annual "How America Pays for College" report. Sallie Mae's study does not directly address why parental spending fell, but there are several indicators.

  • Customers browse school supplies at a Wal-Mart Stores Inc. location in the Porter Ranch neighborhood of Los Angeles, California.

    Concerns about the environment have parents and kids looking for eco-friendly clothing and supplies —but price still rules.

  • WORCESTER, Mass.— University of Massachusetts undergraduates will pay an average of $416 more per year for in-state tuition this fall under a hike trustees approved Monday. The roughly 3 percent increase will bump the average in-state undergraduate tuition at the Amherst, Boston, Dartmouth and Lowell campuses to $14,253 for the 2017-18 academic year.

  • Tennessee Governor Bill Haslam shaking hands with a student at the Cleveland State Community College graduation May 6, 2017.

    Tennessee now offers all citizens the chance to earn a free postsecondary degree or certificate.

  • Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton visits Westview Elementary School

    Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton on how a major investment in a state's education system ultimately pays for itself through jobs and growth.

  • Betsy DeVos

    Eighteen states and the District of Columbia sue the Education Department over suspending student loan relief rules.

  • Millions of student loans could be headed for a shakeup in coming months

    USA Today reports that student loan changes are being discussed in Washington D.C.

  • Pencils of Promise using tech to improve global education

    Michael Dougherty, Pencils of Promise CEO, discusses his organization's data-driven approach to bring better education to developing countries.

  • Teaching assistant Kelvin Holt watched as a preschool student fell to the back of a cafeteria line during breakfast in Killeen, Texas, as if trying to hide.

  • Big changes are coming to education, and some developed nations could get left behind

    Developing nations may drive many of the upcoming changes to global education

  • NEW YORK, June 15- Sometime soon after his fourth child was born, it dawned on Howard Krooks that he was going to be on the hook for 12 consecutive years of college tuition payments when they all grew up. His oldest child is now 19 and attending a culinary institute in New York. About 14 percent of U.S. families have four or more children, while 24 percent have three...

  • NEW YORK, June 15- Sometime soon after his fourth child was born, it dawned on Howard Krooks that he was going to be on the hook for 12 consecutive years of college tuition payments when they all grew up. His oldest child is now 19 and attending a culinary institute in New York. About 14 percent of U.S. families have four or more children, while 24 percent have three...

  • NEW YORK, June 15- Sometime soon after his fourth child was born, it dawned on Howard Krooks that he was going to be on the hook for 12 consecutive years of college tuition payments when they all grew up. His oldest child is now 19 and attending a culinary institute in New York. About 14 percent of U.S. families have four or more children, while 24 percent have three...

  • NEW YORK, June 15- Sometime soon after his fourth child was born, it dawned on Howard Krooks that he was going to be on the hook for 12 consecutive years of college tuition payments when they all grew up. His oldest child is now 19 and attending a culinary institute in New York. About 14 percent of U.S. families have four or more children, while 24 percent have three...

  • NEW YORK, June 15- Sometime soon after his fourth child was born, it dawned on Howard Krooks that he was going to be on the hook for 12 consecutive years of college tuition payments when they all grew up. His oldest child is now 19 and attending a culinary institute in New York. About 14 percent of U.S. families have four or more children, while 24 percent have three...

  • NEW YORK, June 15- Sometime soon after his fourth child was born, it dawned on Howard Krooks that he was going to be on the hook for 12 consecutive years of college tuition payments when they all grew up. His oldest child is now 19 and attending a culinary institute in New York. About 14 percent of U.S. families have four or more children, while 24 percent have three...

  • Music mogul DJ Khaled on how he conquered social media

    DJ Khaled, music mogul and national spokesperson for "Get Schooled," talks about providing the tools to help motivate students to graduate from high school and college.