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College costs stall as borrowing falls, study says

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Rising U.S. college costs hit a ceiling this fall and student borrowing dropped for the first time in 20 years, according to data released on Wednesday by the College Board.Full story

College price hikes more modest but still painful

The sticker price of in-state tuition at four-year public universities climbed about $400 this fall, an increase of nearly 5 percent that brought the average to $8,655. That's a modest increase compared to recent years but still painful for families with stagnant incomes after a prolonged economic s Full story

Ex-FBI boss to review SAT security after scandal

A security firm run by the former director of the FBI has been retained to review security — and will recommend changes — on standardized testing procedures following an SAT cheating scandal on New York's Long Island, officials with the nonprofit organizations behind the tests said Tuesday. Full story

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Installation On National Mall Highlights Crisis Of U.S. Education
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WASHINGTON, DC - JUNE 20: An installation of 857 empty school desks, representing the number of students nationwide who are dropping out every hour of every school day, is on display at the National Mall June 20, 2012 in Washington, DC. The installation was presented by not-for-profit organization