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Student who killed self was planning attack

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — A University of Central Florida student planned an attack on campus but committed suicide in a dorm before carrying it out, authorities said Monday. Materials found in his dorm room made it appear he had planned a wider attack.

03/18/2013

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Student gives back $1,800 after ATM mistake

NEWARK, Del. (AP) – A University of Delaware student has returned $1,800 that was mistakenly dispensed when he went to a campus ATM.

03/04/2013

Financial aid unclaimed by low-income students

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Millions of dollars in financial aid is being unclaimed by California low-income students qualified for college. Only about half of the state’s high school seniors applied for federal and state financial aid last year.

03/01/2013

College credit recommended for free online courses

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) – Students may soon be able to receive college credit for the free online classes that are reshaping higher education. The American Council on Education says it’s recommending degree credit for five courses offered by Coursera.

02/07/2013

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College survey: finance worries up, politics shift

(AP) — Each year since 1966, UCLA’s Higher Education Research Institute has conducted a massive survey of incoming freshmen at four-year colleges, asking questions about their motivations, their plans and their political views.

01/23/2013

Doodle4Google

Doodle4Google contest open

Doodle 4 Google is an annual program that invites US students K-12 to use their artistic talents to think big and redesign the Google homepage logo for millions to see.

01/21/2013

University of California

Record number of students apply for UC admission

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — More students than ever are applying for undergraduate admission at the University of California.

01/18/2013

Cal Grant rules disqualify 80 pct of for-profits

LOS ANGELES (AP) — A state report examining Cal Grant’s new eligibility standards says the tighter rules have disqualified 80 percent of California’s for-profit colleges from the financial aid program.

01/07/2013

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Mo. students lose 756 pounds at SC boarding school

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — A dozen Missouri students have lost more than 750 pounds after their school district sent them to a weight-loss program at a South Carolina boarding school.

12/21/2012

Calif students drug tested at parents' request

Calif students drug tested at parents’ request

SANTA CLARITA, Calif. (AP) – A Santa Clarita school district plans to expand a first-of-its-kind program that allows parents to track the results of random drug tests of their children. More than 2,000 out of […]

11/26/2012

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