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Help Available for Federal and Private Student Loans

Updated: 05/21/2013 - Student debt can crush the American dream. A recent report from the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau the total debt amount from students borrowing has passed $1.1 trillion.

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Requiring ACT Tests for 11th Graders up for Vote

Posted: 05/21/2013 - Every high school student in Wisconsin would take the ACT college entrance exam during their junior year under a proposal up for a vote in the Legislature's budget committee.

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3 Commencements for UW-Madison Triplets

Posted: 05/17/2013 - Triplets Stephanie, Kyle and Ashley Verhasselt, of Freedom, will receive their undergraduate degrees at the University of Wisconsin-Madison in three separate commencement ceremonies.

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House to Take up Student Loan Fix

Posted: 05/16/2013 - House Republicans are looking at a student loan system that would give students lower interest rates in coming years but would cost students more over time.

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Nygren Promises More Money for Schools

Posted: 05/08/2013 - One of the co-chairs of the Legislature's budget committee says public school spending will be allowed to increase over the next two years, even though Gov. Scott Walker wanted to keep it frozen.

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Walker says There will be More Money for Schools

Posted: 05/06/2013 - Gov. Scott Walker says there will be additional money available for public schools and cutting taxes in his budget, but he doesn't know exactly how much yet.

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DOJ: Wis Must do More for Disabled Students

Posted: 05/02/2013 - The U.S. Department of Justice says the Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction must do more to assist disabled students participating in the school voucher program.

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Wis. GOP Blasts UW over Tuition Surplus

Posted: 04/23/2013 - Republican legislators are giving University of Wisconsin System officials a tongue-lashing over a report that shows the system has squirreled away a massive tuition surplus while raising students' rates for years.

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Walker Says he Won't Reduce Funding Request for UW

Posted: 04/23/2013 - Gov. Scott Walker says he is not looking to cut funding for the University of Wisconsin System in his proposed budget despite a report that it has amassed a huge tuition surplus.

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Wis. white, Asian Students Still Lead in Class

Posted: 04/23/2013 - A new report on Wisconsin school students' scores on assessment tests show Hispanic students making slight progress to shrink the achievement gap with their white classmates in math and science.

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