Children of immigrants should not get free education, says Nigel Farage

In Child Education | on March, 17, 2015 | by | 0 Comments

News from Express.co.uk: PUBLISHED: 00:01, Tue, Mar 17, 2015 GETTY Nigel Farage believes migrants should pay for their children’s private education Migrants would instead have to pay for private education until their children qualified. The policy is explained on the Ukip website. “Immigrants must financially support themselves and their dependants for five years,” it reads. [...]

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Joe Biden touts two free years of community college proposal in LA

In College Education | on January, 28, 2015 | by | 0 Comments

Joe Biden touts two free years of community college proposal in LANews from Westside Today: Vice President Joe Biden and West Los Angeles College president Nabil Abu-Ghazaleh. Photo by Brenton Garen Vice President Joe Biden met with students and administrators at West Los Angeles College today, touting a presidential proposal to provide two free years [...]

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UW education analysts: Don’t freeze college tuition, make the first two years free

In College Education | on April, 22, 2014 | by | 0 Comments

UW education analysts: Don’t freeze college tuition, make the first two years freeNews from Madison.com: Gov. Scott Walker’s proposal to extend a freeze on tuition at University of Wisconsin campuses misses the point, says UW-Madison associate professor Sara Goldrick-Rab: College is already too expensive for many families. And Goldrick-Rab has a revolutionary idea to remedy [...]

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Eyes on Tennessee as it begins free community college plan

In College Education | on April, 17, 2014 | by | 0 Comments

Eyes on Tennessee as it begins free community college planNews from The Tennessean: Duane W. Gang, dgang@tennessean.com 4:56 p.m. CDT April 16, 2014 Volunteer State Community College in Gallatin, Tenn.(Photo: Jae S. Lee / The Tennessean) Story Highlights Tennessee Promise to provide free community college Program, headed to Gov. Bill Haslam’s desk for signature, will [...]

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Strong debate over plan to provide free college to NY prisoners

In College Education | on February, 19, 2014 | by | 0 Comments

Strong debate over plan to provide free college to NY prisonersNews from WGRZ-TV: Dr. Gary Olson spoke with Two On Your Side photojournalist Dave Harrington about the plan on Tuesday. Joseph Spector, Gannett Albany 10:41 p.m. EST February 18, 2014 ALBANY Some state lawmakers Tuesday criticized Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s plan to use public money to [...]

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Governor Says High School Graduates Will Get Free College Education

In High School Education | on February, 04, 2014 | by | 0 Comments

Governor Says High School Graduates Will Get Free College EducationNews from WBBJ-TV: Story Created: Feb 3, 2014 at 9:50 PM CST Story Updated: Feb 4, 2014 at 8:47 AM CST JACKSON, Tenn. — Governor Bill Haslam promised a free education to all Tennessee high school graduates, Monday night. It is a proposal he calls “Tennessee [...]

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How The Government Could Make Public College Free For All Students

In College Education | on January, 13, 2014 | by | 0 Comments

How The Government Could Make Public College Free For All StudentsNews from ThinkProgress: By Bryce Covert on January 12, 2014 at 12:42 pm “How The Government Could Make Public College Free For All Students“ CREDIT: AP Tuition at public colleges came to $ 62.6 billion in 2012, according to the latest government data. That’s less [...]

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Child rights: ‘Better advocacy needed for free education’

In Child Education | on December, 27, 2013 | by | 0 Comments

News from The Express Tribune: The govt is provid­ing stipen­ds to studen­ts to encour­age enrolm­ent at primar­y school­s. The govt is providing stipends to students to encourage enrolment at primary schools. PHOTO: FILE LAHORE:  “The government is providing monthly stipends to girls to encourage enrolment. We are also trying to address the issue of missing [...]

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New Hiwassee College program allows former foster children to attend for free

In College Education | on December, 21, 2013 | by | 0 Comments

New Hiwassee College program allows former foster children to attend for freeNews from The Republic: MADISONVILLE, Tennessee — An East Tennessee college is offering a free education, free housing and a support system to former foster children. The Knoxville News Sentinel (http://bit.ly/J8adpe) reports the HOPE program at Hiwassee College in Madisonville began this fall and [...]

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Israel approves free education for children after long wrangles

In Child Education | on January, 10, 2012 | by | 0 Comments

Israel approves free education for children after long wranglesNews from Xinhua News Agency: Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu (R) attends a press conference on free education plan in Jerusalem, on Jan. 8, 2012. Israeli Cabinet Sunday approved implementation of the law on free education for children from age three, as of the next academic year. [...]

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