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States, which Education Secretary Arne Duncan says are a vital part to federal financial aid reform, are pushing ahead with their plans to make college affordable and accessible.
A few schools are guaranteeing four-year tuition rates for incoming students while the higher education world watches to see how the experiment works.
Fairfax County Public Schools must pay the federal government $1 million after forging signatures on a U.S. Department of Education grant application more than a decade ago.
Enrollment is rising, but a new report highlights weak retention and high student loan default rates.
A plan working its way through the Louisiana House would overhaul the governance structure of the state's higher education system.
State and local governments have joined the fight against a House plan to stop collecting demographic data.
Need-based state grant programs could increase college completion. Check out our map to see how much of your state's aid is based on fiscal circumstances.
The federal government is working to improve the way it administers grants. But states and localities aren't part of the council taking on the issue.
As states pull back on aid to higher education and grants to students, a growing number of them are getting into the student loan business.