With tuition hikes, compounding student loans, and scarce entry-level jobs, an increasing concern for high school graduates is whether college is worth the cost. The value of college, however, runs deeper than potential post-graduation employment.
WASHINGTON — Seeking to shore up support among cash-strapped college graduates and students struggling with rising tuition costs, President Barack Obama is outlining a plan to allow millions of student loan recipients to lower their payments and consolidate their loans.Outside of mortgages, student
A new study released Tuesday says Illinois graduation rates are low for part-time students compared to full-time students.The study from the non-profit Complete College America looked at self-reported data from the state on both full-time and part-time students at public colleges and universities.
The University of Illinois' main campus in Urbana-Champaign has experienced record enrollment this year.The university released its 10-day attendance figures Tuesday, showing 42,606 students are enrolled - up more than 600 from the 2010-2011 academic year.University spokeswoman Robin Kaler told the
A published report says Chicago State University allowed failing students to continue registering for classes while it was at risk of losing accreditation because of poor enrollment and retention figures.The college has a policy saying students with a grade-point average below 1.
Some young radio producers are organizing for control of the Chicago area’s only noncommercial Latino broadcast outlet.They’re upset about plans by the National Museum of Mexican Art to sell the building and license of WRTE-FM Chicago (90.5), a youth-run station known as Radio Arte that airs music a