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Surging college costs price out middle class
by Education: News & Videos about Education - CNN.com
Jun 10, 2016
“What do you get when college costs skyrocket but incomes barely budge? Yet another blow to the middle class.”
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For-profit colleges face tougher funding standards
by Education: News & Videos about Education - CNN.com
May 31, 2016
“In order to receive federal funding for education programs, for-profit colleges now need to prove that their graduates are actually getting jobs.”
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U-Md. investigates police use of pepper spray to break up graduation party after complaints of racism
by Education
May 23, 2016
“The University of Maryland Police Department is investigating whether excessive force was used in response to the party where two people were arrested.”
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Costs of celebrity college commencement speakers can add up
by Education News Headlines - Yahoo! News
May 22, 2016
“When colleges pick their graduation speakers, many strive to put a celebrity behind the podium. This year, for instance, the University of Houston paid $35,000 to book retired astronaut Scott Kelly as the commencement speaker. Rutgers University paid $35,000 for journalist Bill Moyers, who spoke at one division’s ceremony after the schoolwide keynote speech from the unpaid President Barack Obama.”
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Veterans Groups Seek a Crackdown on Deceptive Colleges
by NYT > Education
May 22, 2016
“The Department of Veterans Affairs received letters calling for improved oversight of colleges that mislead students about the value of their programs while receiving G.I. Bill funds.”
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Sotomayor to graduates: Learn from your mistakes
by Education News Headlines - Yahoo! News
May 22, 2016
“SOUTH KINGSTOWN, R.I. (AP) — U.S. Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor has advised the class of 2016 at the University of Rhode Island to hold onto the memories they've created and learn from their mistakes.”
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