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Sander, Libby – Chronicle of Higher Education, 2013
As a new GI Bill moved through Congress in 2008, a handful of influential politicians grew concerned. Would such a generous education program trigger an exodus of service members during two wars? At the Pentagon's urging, the lawmakers proposed a fix: Give troops the option to transfer their benefits to a child or spouse. That policy quickly…
Descriptors: Military Personnel, Dependents, Paying for College, Federal Government
Sander, Libby – Chronicle of Higher Education, 2008
Figuring out how to pay for college is a common challenge for many students across the country. But in Pennsylvania, where tuition at public two- and four-year institutions is among the highest in the country, state officials are revisiting a topic that has long frustrated students and officials alike. This article reports that with the meltdown…
Descriptors: Paying for College, Public Colleges, Hearings, Student Costs
Sander, Libby – Chronicle of Higher Education, 2007
Aid to college students has increased by 82 percent over the past decade but still falls short of covering the average price of a college education, as the cost of attending the nation's public universities has continued to outpace inflation, family income, and sources of grant aid, according to two new surveys from the College Board. More than…
Descriptors: Graduate Students, Work Study Programs, Universities, Family Income