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Lawmakers Try To Save Student Loan Deal

A handful of senators struggled Thursday to hold together a bipartisan deal to keep student loan rates from doubling on July 1 while their colleagues traded political barbs with little more than a week to go before the deadline.

06/21/2013

High Court Looks At Race In College Admissions

Nine years after the Supreme Court said colleges and universities can use race in their quest for diverse student bodies, the justices have put the issue back on their agenda. The justices will be looking at the University of Texas program.

10/08/2012

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College Planner Offers Advice To Get The Most Financial Aid

“They punish, they absolutely punish — the financial aid system — absolutely punishes single parents,” said Kevin Campbell of College Plannin Authority in Fort Worth.

04/25/2012

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New School Meningitis Vaccine Law Leads To Shortages

Senate Bill 1107 went into effective January 1, 2012 and requires all new, transfer and returning college students, under the age of 30, to have documentation proving they’ve received the bacterial meningitis vaccination.

01/06/2012

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College-Bound Students Deal With Shrinking State Dollars

Some Texas college students could find themselves looking for new ways to pay for their education. According to education officials, the state has less money to use for financial aid.

07/26/2011

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Texas School Among Priciest On College Cost Comparison List

The federal agency released its College Affordability and Transparency lists on Thursday. The online lists track tuition costs among the top and bottom 5 percent of four-year and two-year schools.

06/30/2011

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Teacher Layoffs Forcing Dallas College To Drop Education Classes

The massive layoffs that are taking place within many public schools districts across the state are having an impact on colleges.

05/11/2011