Missouri Senate Passes $27 Billion Spending PlanSenators voted Thursday to approve a $27 billion budget for the fiscal year starting July 1.
Missouri Senate Panel Boosts Higher Education FundingA House version passed earlier this month would provide about a $9 million increase.
Illinois Universities Brace for More State Budget CutsGov. Bruce Rauner once again is calling for deep cuts in state funding for higher education, showing how tempting a target universities continue to be for a state desperate to get its budget under control.
Missouri House Votes Unanimously to New Tuition Cap for VetsA hearing date has not been set for the measure.
Missouri Colleges Would Freeze Tuition for Funding Hike Leaders of Missouri's public community colleges and universities said Monday that they'll freeze undergraduate tuition next school year as part of a deal with Democratic Gov. Jay Nixon to ramp up funding from the state.
Panel Suggests College Algebra Alternatives For StudentsMath professors say roughly half of the students who take college algebra fail it at least once.
Missouri House Passes Plan to Fix Student Transfer LawA plan to fix Missouri's flawed student transfer system has narrowly passed the House.
SIU Officials Approve 5 Percent Tuition IncreaseTuition will increase by $366 for Illinois residents, bringing tuition totals to $7,662 for in-state students and about $21,740 in tuition and fees for out-of-state students.
Missouri Senate Advances Bill to Fix Student Transfer LawMissouri senators have given initial approval to a less expensive proposal to fix issues with the state's flawed student transfer law.
Normandy Reverses Decision, Will Pay Tuition Bills for Transfer StudentsOnly one board member cast a dissenting vote, making the analogy it was like handing someone a pistol and ask them to kill themselves.
Normandy School Board Votes to Not Pay Tuition BillsNormandy school parents applaud the board's decision Thursday night to go delinquent on $1.3 million worth of tuition payments to 14 other districts that have taken in transfers students.
Tuition Payments Squeezing Normandy's BudgetA spokes person for the district said for the partial month of August the total to be paid to other districts is $750,000.

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