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May 19, 2015

Denver Promise Gets Boost From Cost-Benefit Study, Fine-Tunes Its Focus

The Denver Scholarship Foundation released a report showing that every dollar invested in a student who graduates from the program yields 9 times that amount in taxes returned to the economy.

January 16, 2015

Scholarship Program Urges 7th Graders to Take Massive Open Online Courses

The Jack Kent Cooke Foundation and edX have partnered to encourage 7th graders to take a massive open online course to improve their chances of being awarded a precollege scholarship.

December 16, 2014

Florida Scholarship Program Was Not Unfair to Minorities, U.S. Ed. Dept. Finds

Bright Futures' use of ACT and SAT scores for scholarship eligibility is deemed lawful by the U.S. Department of Education's Office for Civil Rights.

September 23, 2014

Syracuse Considers Cuts to Posse Scholarships

The university is slated to cut 20 of its 30 Posse Foundation scholarships next year, as new leadership reviews the financial aid dollars awarded.

June 12, 2014

Kalamazoo Promise Extends Scholarships to Students at Private Colleges

Beginning in 2015, students graduating from Kalamazoo Public Schools will have a choice of using their Promise scholarships to attend a private or public higher education institution in the state.

April 02, 2014

High Schoolers Compete for Scholarship Dollars as College Costs Rise

Cost is a rising factor in college choice, prompting students to apply for scholarships from an array of sources as they prepare to make final decisions.

March 25, 2014

Federal Civil Rights Office Investigates Florida Scholarship Program

Allegations have resurfaced about the fairness of program, as most funding is given to students of white, affluent families, the Miami Herald reports.

February 18, 2014

Kalamazoo Scholarship Program Linked to Improved Student Outcomes

A new study of the Kalamazoo Promise finds, particularly among African-American students, that behavior and grades have improved since the scholarship program was launched.

June 05, 2012

Higher Education Leaders Agree to Cost Transparency

Leaders from 10 higher education systems agree to new transparency model in communicating with students after a meeting with Obama administration officials today.

May 23, 2012

Consistent and Clear Financial-Aid Award Letters Urged

A professional group of student financial aid administrators released report with recommendations to improve award letters to students.

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