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4 years 3 months ago

Obama seeks $1.35 billion more for education

President Barack Obama is asking Congress for $1.35 billion to extend an education grant program for states. Speaking at an elementary school in Virginia, Obama said the funds would allow more states to obtain competitive grants through president's "Race to the Top" program. The $787 billion economic stimulus program that...

4 years 3 months ago

Colorado lays out pitch for federal school money

Colorado school administrators are ready to make their case for getting $380 million from the federal government to improve education. The state makes its pitch Tuesday for competitive grants the Obama administration has set up to spark innovation. Colorado's 150-page plan includes incentives for top teachers, resources focused on failing...

4 years 6 months ago

College tuition cost rise again this fall

The average price of public colleges rose 6.5 percent this fall to slightly more than $7,000. The figures were released Tuesday in a comprehensive annual study released by the nonprofit organization the College Board. The estimated price that students actually pay after financial aid was about $1,600 at public four-year...

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