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[12 Aug 2015 | No Comment | ]
Clinton Proposes $350 Billion College Affordability Plan

Hillary Rodham Clinton unveiled a $350 billion plan aimed at making college more affordable and reducing the crushing burden of student debt. Meanwhile, Bernie Sanders released his own plan that would eliminate tuition and fees for public universities.

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[10 Aug 2015 | No Comment | ]
Registration Open

NOVA’s new online registration system launches Sept. 3. So register now if you still listen to ’90s music and don’t like change.

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[21 Dec 2014 | No Comment | ]
Raising Ambitions: The Challenge in Teaching at Community Colleges

Among trajectories for community college students, Mr. Rifino’s path is decidedly out of the ordinary. Of the full-time students who started at LaGuardia in 2008, as he did, less than 17 percent graduated within three years. Only a quarter of LaGuardia students complete their associate degree in six years, a figure that is high for urban community colleges.

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[3 Dec 2014 | No Comment | ]
2 NOVA Students Chosen as Coca-Cola Leaders of Promise

Two students at Northern Virginia Community College have been selected as 2014 Coca-Cola Leader of Promise Scholars. Each will receive a $1,000 scholarship from Phi Theta Kappa Honor Society.

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[17 Nov 2014 | No Comment | ]

More than 8,600 Virginia high school students will have the opportunity and guidance to apply to college. Virginia College Application Week is part of a national initiative designed to increase the number of first-generation and low-income students pursuing a college degree or other higher education credential.

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[26 Oct 2014 | No Comment | ]
VCU Student Wins Press Women Scholarship

The scholarship is given every year by the Virginia Press Women Foundation.

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[21 Oct 2014 | No Comment | ]

The Virginia Department of Education has developed a new guide for military families with children in special education. The 16-page guide provides information and answers to questions that military families with school-aged children might have about special education programs in Virginia public schools.

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[19 Sep 2014 | No Comment | ]
Occupy Wall Street Abolishes $3.8 million in Other People’s Student Loan Debt

It said it has been buying the debts for pennies on the dollar from debt collectors, and then simply forgiving that money rather than trying to collect it.

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[17 Sep 2014 | No Comment | ]
Students React To The Closure Of A Giant For-Profit College

Everest’s parent company, Corinthian, is selling this Pompano Beach campus and 84 other schools across the U.S. It looks like business as usual here at the eight-story office building, where a sign in the window still reads “Everest University, Changing Students’ Lives.”