Upset by what they believe is an exploitation of a legal loophole, a quartet of state House Republicans wants to strip millions in state aid from Michigan State and Wayne State universities, reports the Detroit Free Press. Last week, four Republican members of the House appropriations higher education subcommittee introduced a bill that would take back incentive money universities were awarded for keeping tuition increases below 7.1%……Read More
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Families spent less on college this year, survey finds
American families spent 9 percent less on college in the 2010-11 academic year than in the previous year, reversing a recent trend toward increased college spending, according to a new Sallie Mae study, reports the Washington Post. Previous surveys from the student loan giant found families spending progressively more on college from the 2008 to 2010 academic years, despite the recession. Why the sudden shift?…Read More