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Undocumented students want in-state tuition

RALEIGH, N.C. — Maria Cortez-Perez has lived in High Point since she was two years old. But when she graduated from Southwest Guilford High School last year, she was told she did not qualify for in-state tuition rates. 294 more words


The 84th Lege is Over!

Well, this time around, I didn’t get to blog much about Lege happenings. My compadres in the blogosphere did a lot of good writing and that was good enough for me. 251 more words

Texas Lege

Study: Public colleges more exclusive, less responsive to low-income, local students

With college costs rising faster than inflation, lack of affordability has forced some students to pursue non-traditional or less ideal higher education avenues and others to sacrifice college altogether. 978 more words


Crucial Deadline Passes on In-State Tuition Ban, Racial Profiling Law

Our friends at KeepHB1403.com remind us that the Texas Senate missed a deadline on Saturday to pass SB1819, a bill to ban in-state tuition rates for undocumented students who meet local residency and other requirements. 396 more words

Texas Lege

Undocumented Students May Get Tuition Help

HARTFORD, Conn.  Connecticut lawmakers are considering dueling bills aimed at helping students brought to the U.S. illegally as children with the cost of college tuition. 123 more words


Breaking: SB1819 To Repeal In-State Tuition Is On The Calendar

Our friends at Keep HB1403 just sent out this action alert:

Moments ago, SB 1819, the legislation that would repeal in-state tuition for Texans regardless of status, was added to the Senate Intent Calendar.

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Higher Education

Texas OKs Slashing Of Tuition Benefits For Veterans, DREAMers

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AUSTIN (CBSDFW.COM/AP) — Tuition breaks for certain groups may soon be a thing of the past in Texas. The senate Tuesday approved slashing higher education benefits for veterans who are given free tuition for military service. 248 more words