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January 16, 2015
December 16, 2014
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
A professional group of student financial aid administrators released report with recommendations to improve award letters to students.
May 09, 2012
Financial aid experts recommend changes to state grant programs to help most-needy students and encourage college completion.