WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama will be out of office when the third anniversary of the public-private initiative he started to help create educational and other opportunities for boys and young men of color rolls around next year, so he celebrated a few weeks early on Wednesday.

Addressing a White House summit on the My Brother's Keeper program, Obama urged more people to become...

About 5 percent of all institutions of higher education are known to enroll few low-income students. In an effort to improve graduation rates among low-income students, two U.S. senators are proposing that these colleges either change or pay up -- with fines imposed if they fail to increase their low-income student enrollment in four years.

Rewarding colleges that agree to be more fair

The $200...

This college comes in a strong second in graduation rate for low-income students among four-year private and public colleges in New Jersey. The only other college ahead of them is prestigious Princeton University.

The ranking came from NJ.com, a digital news content provider and website in New Jersey and, in 2012, the largest provider of digital news in the state of New York. The college that...

WASHINGTON (AP) — The federal government is expected to forgive at least $108 billion in student loan debt as part of popular plans that tie repayment to borrowers' earnings, congressional investigators said Wednesday.

The Government Accountability Office reviewed income-driven repayment plans the government offers to students struggling to pay back federal student loans. The report, which...

HATTIESBURG, Miss. (AP) — Graduating high school seniors: does the University of Southern Mississippi have a deal for you!

The 14,500-student school has cut annual out-of-state tuition and fees from $16,529 this year to $9,964 next fall, even as it increases the cost for Mississippi residents by 4 percent, to $7,963.

The idea is to reverse a 2,000-student enrollment dip by pricing a USM...

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