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Fidelity pledges $250 million to support minority students

Jan. 17, 2023 09:05 AM EST

Fidelity Investments will commit $250 million to a new education initiative to support up to 50,000 underserved minority students with scholarships and mentorship programs in the next five years. The Invest in My Education program, announced Tuesday, plans to increase graduation...

Editorial Roundup: South Dakota

Jan. 04, 2023 16:47 PM EST

Yankton Press & Dakotan. January 3, 2023. Editorial: Regents Plan To Extend Tuition Break A Good One The South Dakota Board of Regents is attempting to bolster the numbers in its university system by extending its program to offer in-state tuition to out-of-state...

South Dakota extends in-state tuition to Wisconsin, Illinois

Dec. 30, 2022 12:03 PM EST

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) — South Dakota’s six public universities plan to offer in-state tuition rates to students from Wisconsin and Illinois by next fall. The South Dakota Advantage plan has until now offered in-state tuition to undergraduates and graduate students from...

Kentucky officials add construction management scholarship

Dec. 07, 2022 04:03 AM EST

FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — Kentucky officials have introduced a new construction management scholarship for students to attend any of five state schools. The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet says the scholarship is available to students focusing on a four-year construction management...

Group aiding kin of slain CIA officers comes out of shadows

Dec. 04, 2022 17:13 PM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — Calista Anderson was at a sleepover when the email from a friend arrived. She was 12 years old and had just experienced the worst moment of her life: Her mother had been killed while working overseas. The email offered a further jolt. It linked to a news article...

Prosecutor: Evidence shows Trump 'explicitly' OK'd tax fraud

Dec. 02, 2022 15:27 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — In the end, it wasn't a last-minute smoking gun but a prosecutor insisting that evidence shows Donald Trump was aware of a scheme that his Trump Organization’s executives hatched to avoid paying personal income taxes on millions of dollars worth of company-paid perks. ...

High court to rule on Biden student loan cancellation plan

Dec. 01, 2022 21:18 PM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court agreed Thursday to decide whether the Biden administration can broadly cancel student loans, keeping the program blocked for now but signaling a final answer by early summer. That's about two months before the newly extended pause on loan...

Vermont settles religious schools tuition lawsuits

Dec. 01, 2022 17:04 PM EST

The Vermont Agency of Education and several school districts will pay tuition costs and legal fees to five families to settle lawsuits challenging the state’s practice of not paying for students to attend religious schools if their towns do not have a public school. In court...

Supreme Court won't allow student loan cancellations to begin, but will hear case in late winter

Dec. 01, 2022 15:02 PM EST
WASHINGTON (AP) — Supreme Court won't allow student loan cancellations to begin, but will hear case in late winter.

Editorial Roundup: Missouri

Nov. 29, 2022 07:17 AM EST

Kansas City Star. November 28, 2022. Editorial: Missouri’s Jay Ashcroft aims to ‘hold libraries accountable,’ opening door to book bans A new rule proposed by Missouri Secretary of State Jay Ashcroft could kick open the door for special interest groups to...