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New York Set To Offer Free Tuition At 4-Year Colleges (tags)
In a major victory for the movement to improve access to higher education, New York is set to become the only state that offers free tuition at four-year colleges. Deemed the Excelsior Scholarship, the free tuition plan is included in the $163 billion state budget approved Saturday.
SJP Santa Cruz Hijacks Tuition Hike Rally (tags)
While the rest of the campus protested the tuition hikes, SJP screamed "Pay attention to me!"
Filipino student groups summon Philippine government agencies, raise education sector woes (tags)
Various student groups today summoned representatives from various government agencies such as the Commission on Higher Education (CHED), Philippine National Police (PNP), Commission on Human Rights (CHR), and the National Youth Commission (NYC) to a dialogue to air out the various issues and concerns of the education sector.
America's Student Loan Racket (tags)
BTL:Quebec's Student Tuition Strike Grows into Massive Anti-Austerity Movement (tags)
Interview with Andrew Gavin Marshall, an independent researcher and writer based in Montreal, conducted by Scott Harris
Social Justice on Trial in Canada (tags)
"Devrait pas nous fâcher," they yelled — "You shouldn't get us mad." (tags)
America's protest movements need to take a lesson from the Quebecois student strike.
US Higher Education in Crisis (tags)
California State University System Raises Tuition (tags)
While Elliot Hirshman, the new president of San Diego State University, receives a $400,000 compensation package, the California State University?s (CSU) Board of Trustees voted on Tuesday 13 to 2 in favor of increasing tuition by an additional 12 percent for the 23-campus system. Students will be paying about $6,422, double the amount required in 2007.
Permanent Debt Bondage from America's Student Loan Racket (tags)
U.S. Election 2012: Defending Education, Capitalism has Failed Our Kids (tags)
Stewart Alexander says students can only enforce their demands and stop the tuition hikes by demanding radical change. “For the present, students must hold President Obama accountable. Students must also defect from the Democrats, Republicans and rightwing political candidates in 2012 and support progressive political parties and candidates; such as candidates representing the Socialist Party (SPUSA) and Green Party candidates in 2012.”
October-November 2010 National Immigrant Solidarity Network Monthly News Digest (tags)
In This Issue: 1) Obama Declines to Push Immigration Reform 2) Deportations of Immigrants Hit Record High 3) NLG Emergency Hotline 4) FBI Harassments of Anti-War Activists 5) DREAM Act Debates 6) Fall Calendar of Actions 7) Updates, Please Support NISN! Subscribe the Newsletter!
Kaplan University Ripping Off Poor Students for Profit (tags)
stealing from the poor
Pell Grant And Scholarship Fund Help College Students With Tuition, Fees, And Textbook Cos (tags)
College tuition and fee assistance is something that many college students often need as the costs of attending a college or university have been on the rise and necessitate supplemental aid for many who cannot meet college costs out-of-pocket. Scholarships and grants are one way in which students have been able to find the funds they need to help pay college tuition, fees, and even meet extra costs like textbook purchases.
How to get Financial Aid to Pay for College Tuition (tags)
The high cost of a college education is a major concern all parents and students have today. Student loans are one way to handle this situation; however, there are other ways to get financial aid to pay for college tuition that should be considered and exhaustively researched. You may be pleasantly surprised as to just how much financial aid you may be able to get to pay for college tuition and this will certainly be a major factor when determining what college you may be able to apply to for enrollment.
Free College Tuition, Fees & Text Books (tags)
College scholarships are available from a variety of sources and can be obtained by a large number of college students who need help paying college tuition, fees, and even for those who need assistance meeting costs for things like textbooks. Free financial aid from scholarships can be greatly beneficial as the costs for attending a college or university are on the rise and, luckily, almost any student can receive some form of financial aid through college scholarships.
Free College Tuition with Scholarships and Grants for high school students (tags)
Finding free college scholarships and grants for high school students is not a simple task, however, thanks to some government programs available and with the help of the college or university that you expect to attend, there are some free college scholarships and grants available if you know where and how to research these programs.
California Socialist Party USA Endorses March 4th to Defend Education (tags)
Members of Socialist Party USA will be joining students and demonstrations nationwide on March 4th to defend education and to support the rights of students and working people.
Calif. Governor Candidate Alexander Proposing Free Online University Degrees (tags)
While running as the Peace and Freedom Party’s candidate for California Lieutenant Governor in 2006, Alexander’s platform supported free education through university level. Alexander says this is still achievable through online educational studies. Alexander believes that online studies will drive the cost down for the state, will offer all students the opportunity to receive a free education, and students will be able to obtain a Bachelor or Master degree in almost any discipline.
Solidarity with the UC Student Protests; Education is our right! (tags)
As democratic socialists, Socialist Party USA stands in solidarity with the student protests. We encourage all students, especially those at publicly-funded universities, to draw inspiration from the UC protests. Democratic socialism advances our just demands that everything that make us human be guaranteed. Food, employment, healthcare, housing and education are our social rights. Now is the time to demand them.
CALIFORNIA STUDENTS FIGHT BACK (tags)
“ TO REBEL IS JUSTIFIED” The Alliance-Philippines or AJLPP based in the United States militantly condemns the unwanted police violence against UC students in different UC campuses. We –in the AJLPP ,again reiterate wholeheartedly supports the California-wide walk-out of students and is militantly in solidarity with the stud entry and campus academic and working people in rising up against unjust budget-cuts and tuition fee hikes recently imposed by the UC Board of regents. The Alliance also congratulates the militant action of the UCLA students who defied police brutality and violence. They acted and occupied the Chancellors Office after they decided to increase the student’s fees by 32% or more than $ 2,000 next fall.
PFP Gubernatorial Candidate Alexander Condemns UC Tuition Hikes (tags)
Stewart Alexander says, “It is time for students to revolt, not by laying in the streets and not by organizing student demonstrations chanting ‘Shame on you!’ It must be a revolt using voter registration cards and making a change in the voting booth; this will be the only student action that the Democrats and Republicans will understand.”
UC Students Fight Tuition Hike, Occupy Campus (tags)
Hundreds of students throughout the UC system are occupying buildings and taking direct action this week to block a massive proposed tuition hike. Breaking coverage on LA Indymedia! 1:56pm: (eyewitness report) At least 2000 students at rally and march. Enough to lock arms and completely surround the building. Regents had to retreat under police escort, students pepper sprayed. Unconfirmed reports of tasers used on students. more:
CALIFORNIA WIDE WALK OUT, THOUSANDS JOINED PROTESTS AGAINST CUT BACKS/ HIGHER TUITION FEES (tags)
housands of youths, students, workers and academic personnel joined the California wide UC protests against state budget cuts, education cuts, new tuition fees in ten UC campus all over California, Thursday, September 24. More than 5,000 joined the protest in the biggest rally in years in UC Berkeley in San Francisco, California up north. The protestors marched down the streets, disrupted traffic and boycott their classes. In Los Angeles, UCLA, CSULB, CSULA and Los Angeles Community College became the center of protests. Thousands of professors and lectures together with workers and students joined hand and rallied in front of the Bruin Plaza in UCLA and at the Free Speech Zone at LACC in Vermont Ave.
Furlough? Hell No! Cutback? Fight back! UCR Walkout (tags)
In one of the largest campus-based demonstrations in recent memory, UCR students, faculty, and staff joined together to protest tuition hikes and the budget cuts that are prompting furloughs and bad-faith bargaining with UC workers' unions.
Latinos Make Plea To State Committee (tags)
More than 198 Latinos want the State Legislative Finance Committee to include license certificates in state budget
Fascism of the Heart (tags)
Tolerance is learned, not inate. The disabled have practically no lobby. Their interests and their rights are simply ignored. The logic of the National Socialist annihilation policy was the logic of the reeduction of the person to his/her economic function.
Schwarzenegger Betrays Students on Tuitions (tags)
Advocate groups for free education consider the recent tuition hikes for UC and CSU students to be no less than a tax on college students. California Governor, Arnold Schwarzenegger, has done nothing to make education affordable for students since he was elected in 2003. In the past the governor’s office has made it clear that education is a right for K-12, but not for higher education.
Alexander Wants Free Education By 2009 (tags)
The plan Alexander is presenting will unfold over the next three years; first, students will receive a 35 percent reduction in college tuition fees by 2007, by 2008 students will receive an additional 20 percent reduction on fees, and by 2009 all state colleges and universities will offer free education.