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2014 October 13 - 08:31 pm

A+ Program Becoming More Expensive for Mo. as Enrollment Increases

By AP
COLUMBIA, Mo. (AP) — Education officials are notifying Missouri community colleges that the state might reduce reimbursements for the A+ scholarship program, which gives high school graduates who meet certain criteria money for two years of classes at community colleges.
2014 October 1 - 09:10 pm

Michigan Brothers Harvest Flowers to Raise Money for College

Pete Alexander, who is also president of the Shepherd Maple Syrup Festival Committee, said he had been growing mums for 20 years on and off, and thought it would be a good experience for his boys to put in the work and see their success pay off in a productive way.
2014 October 1 - 09:10 pm

But Prepaid Tuition Accounts Still Falling Well Short of Costs

The group, which tracks the state-sponsored savings plans, attributes the increase to several factors, including a healthier stock market and improved economy as well as greater consumer awareness of 529 plans and a growing concern among parents of the cost of higher education.
2014 September 7 - 08:33 pm

New Contracts To Cost 60 to 90 Percent More Than Previous Version

1 will put its proceeds into a new pot of money, leaving the old fund with a gap that still must be made up through investment gains, state appropriations or other methods. The program is backed by the state’s full faith and credit, which means obligations must be paid.
2014 July 22 - 09:55 am

State Funding for Student Success Building Depends on Local Match

By AP
LAKE CHARLES, La. (AP) — Chennault International Airport officials plan to work with the city of Lake Charles and Calcasieu Parish to pay for part of the $8 million cost for Sowela Technical Community College’s Student Success Building..

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