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Roundup: News You Need to Know, Wed., Dec. 20th

December 20, 2006

Top Public Universities Focused on Improving Rankings

Preferred Lender Lists Targeted

December 18, 2006

Preferred lender lists are taking hits from all sidesand Sallie Mae is striking back.

Roundup: News You Need to Know, Thurs., Dec. 14th

December 14, 2006

Colleges Offering a Wider Variety of Early Admissions Options

Roundup: News You Need to Know, Wed., Dec. 13th

December 13, 2006

Congress to Freeze Education Spending, Eliminate Academic Research Earmarks, and Halt Potential $100 Pell Increase

Tuition Junction: What's Your Function?

December 13, 2006

The New York Times has Higher Ed Watch reconsidering our thinking on why college tuition is going up.

Roundup: News You Need to Know, Tues., Dec. 12th

December 12, 2006

Indiana University Will Cover Full Tuition for Pell Grant Recipients

Late Night Irony

December 11, 2006

At 4:40 am Saturday morning, a lame duck Republican Congress passed its final piece of legislation -- a series of mainly middle class tax law extensions that will increase the deficit by $38 billion over the next five years, according to the Congressional Budget Office. The higher ed centerpiece of the under radar bill is an extension of $2,000 to $4,000 in tuition tax deductibility, depending on income.

Roundup: News You Need to Know, Fri., Dec. 8th

December 8, 2006

Sallie Mae Stock in Decline

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