Gov. Tom Wolf.
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Tony Romeo
February 08, 2020 - 4:00 am
Gov. Tom Wolf has proposed an ambitious plan to prop up sagging enrollment in Pennsylvania’s state-owned university system, and the funding source he wants to tap may end up being the biggest bone of contention. Read more here.
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Northeastern University campus
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AP News
February 06, 2020 - 11:22 am
As concerns about China's virus outbreak spread, universities are scrambling to assess the risks to their programs, and some are canceling study-abroad opportunities and prohibiting travel affecting hundreds of thousands of students. Read more here.
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Governor Tom Wolf speaks about efforts to raise Pennsylvania’s minimum wage.
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Tony Romeo
February 04, 2020 - 3:03 pm
Millions of dollars for public schools and college students were at the heart of proposals outlined during Gov. Tom Wolf’s speech to the legislature Tuesday. Read more here.
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Photo that represents student loans.
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Paul Kurtz
November 01, 2019 - 4:21 pm
It's no secret that college costs have skyrocketed, but the debt bubble is growing so rapidly that a leading student aid organization is now sending out a nationwide warning to high school juniors and seniors. Read more here.
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College graduation
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Mark Abrams
October 29, 2019 - 8:14 am
It's college application time for high school seniors, and Pennsylvania's human services secretary is reaching out to those who have been in the foster care system with an opportunity to go to school for free.
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Left: Cheyney University President Aaron A. Walton
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Cherri Gregg
July 08, 2019 - 3:03 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Cheyney University could be turning a corner after years of financial struggle. The institution's president says he's confident they've balanced the budget, and state lawmakers have provided a multimillion dollar boost for students. Pennsylvania lawmakers allocated $3...
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Suzanne Monaghan
April 22, 2019 - 4:00 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — A college counselor talks about what students should consider if they're struggling to make a final decision as National College Decision Day is approaching. The day, which falls on May 1, is often the deadline for students to make a deposit to attend the college of...
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President Donald Trump speaks before signing an executive order on "improving free inquiry, transparency, and accountability on campus" in the East Room of the White House.
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March 21, 2019 - 9:37 pm
President Donald Trump signed an executive order Thursday requiring U.S. colleges to protect free speech on their campuses or risk losing federal research funding. The new order directs federal agencies to ensure that any college or university receiving research grants agrees to promote free speech...
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Gordon Caplan of Greenwich, Conn., walks out of federal court Tuesday, March 12, 2019, in New York.
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March 13, 2019 - 8:29 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Colleges and companies moved swiftly to distance themselves from employees swept up in a nationwide college admissions scheme, many of them coaches accused of taking bribes and others prominent parents accused of angling to get their children into top schools by portraying them...
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March 07, 2019 - 3:30 am
By Amy E. Feldman, Judge Technology Solutions PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — It's college acceptance season, but what if the college sends out an acceptance in error? The University of South Florida became the first college in 2019 to accidentally send out letters to 430 students telling them they...
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