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DoD increases oversight of for-profit, online colleges

One area of defense spending that doesn't get a lot of attention is the hundreds of millions of dollars spent each year on tuition assistance for servicemembers. As DoD tightens its purse strings, the department wants to increase its oversight of for-profit, online college degree programs.

Tags: DoD Report , Dorobek Insider , Oversight , online college

Friday - 09/24/2010, 04:29pm EDT

Board updates signature count on tuition bill

The Maryland State Board of Elections has validated more than 47,000 signatures in an effort to overturn legislation allowing certain illegal immigrants to pay in-state college tuition.

Tags: Martin O'Malley , illegal immigrants , CASA de Maryland , Patrick McDonough , Maryland General Assembly , Gustavo Torres , Neil Parrott

Wednesday - 06/22/2011, 05:39pm EDT

Va. community college system tuition to rise

Students at Virginia's community colleges will see tuition and fees rise by at least $9.50 per credit hour for the 2011-12 school year.

Tags: Northern Virginia Community College , Virginia State Board for Community Colleges , J. Sargeant Reynolds Community College , tuition increase

Thursday - 05/19/2011, 01:02pm EDT

TSP loans can help with college expenses

If you're still looking ahead to paying for that education, you might get some help from your Thrift Savings Plan account.

Tags: TSP , Thrift Savings Plan , Tom Trabucco , pay and benefits , In Depth ,

Monday - 05/09/2011, 05:46pm EDT

Md. lawmakers create petition drive to repeal tuition law

Opponents of a new law that gives tuition breaks to illegal immigrants have to collect more than 55,000 signatures by the end of June in order to force a referendum.

Tags: Maryland General Assembly , Maryland House of Delegates , Neil Parrott , Pat McDonough , Anthony O'Donnell , Andrew Mollenbeck

Wednesday - 04/27/2011, 01:24am EDT

Opponents of Md.'s Dream Act circulate petition

Opponents of the newly passed Maryland Dream Act to provide in-state college tuition to undocumented students Friday circulated petitions aimed at launching a campaign to put a referendum repealing the law on the 2012 ballot.

Tags: Dream Act , Maryland Dream Act , illegal immigrants , Martin O'Malley , Maryland General Assembly ,

Saturday - 04/23/2011, 12:40pm EDT

Defense's tuition policies challenged

"We need to make sure we are getting the best bang for our bucks across all aspects of the federal government," said Sen. Tom Carper, D-Del.

Tags: Federal Drive , DoD Report , Defense , for-profit colleges , Jared Serbu

Thursday - 03/03/2011, 09:40am EST

Tuition for 200? No Problem!

How would you like to have 20 children in college at the same time? Could you handle it? Senior Correspondent Mike Causey says that some very generous feds have been handling it very well for a long time

Tags: mike causey , Mike Causey's Federal Report , retirement , pay and benefits

Wednesday - 08/18/2010, 04:00am EDT