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Student loan rates will double to 6.8 percent on July 1 if Congress doesn’t settle on a new plan soon, but disagreements flared Thursday, not only between the two parties, but between a veteran Democrat and President Barack Obama.
The 2014 congressional elections are still 18 months away, but the politics are heating up in eastern North Carolina, where Democratic Rep. Mike McIntyre edged into office last year by only about 650 votes.
A backlash against the Common Core educational standards for grade school has hit the radio talk shows and Internet blogs in recent weeks.
A backlash against the Common Core educational standards for grade school has hit the radio talk shows and Internet blogs in recent weeks. Some prominent conservatives, including talk show host Glenn Beck and writer-activist Phyllis Schlafly, ha...
Sen. Kay Hagan, D-N.C., met with U.S. trade representative nominee Michael Froman on Tuesday to press the state’s concerns about textiles, tobacco and advanced medicines in Pacific Rim trade talks.
Many public colleges and universities expect their poorest students to pay a third, half or even more of their families’ annual incomes each year for college, a new study of college costs has found.
It’s a tall order straight from the president: Find anyone at the Internal Revenue Service who improperly targeted conservatives. Hold them responsible. Fix the system so it never happens again.
The U.S. Senate this week has started to fine-tune the huge, new five-year farm bill, working through votes on a series of amendments that will include a proposal to eliminate federal subsidies for tobacco insurance.
Many students are sent to remedial math classes at community colleges to learn high school math they won’t need in their first-year programs anyway, according to new research on what it takes to be successful in community college.
A change in federal education loan policies has left many students at some of the nation’s historically black colleges and universities struggling to fill a gap in their financial aid and forcing hundreds to leave school.