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SLU students honored in Albany

A handful of students from St Lawrence University stood on the floor of the state Senate yesterday as lawmakers passed a resolution recognizing tuition assistance funds for low-income New Yorkers.  Go to full article

SUNY board votes for tuition hike

The SUNY Board of Trustees voted for a tuition hike this week. Martha Foley has more.  Go to full article

State aid to college students on the chopping block

Governor Paterson is proposing cuts to financial aid that could take millions of dollars in tuition money off the table for New Yorkers getting ready to attend college. Bill Short, at St. Lawrence University, is director of the school's Higher Education Opportunity Program, one of the state plans that could see a 6% cut in state funding. He tells Jonathan Brown this would reverse years of investing in the education of native New Yorkers, and it comes at a bad time for students.  Go to full article

Protests against budget cuts begin

SUNY professors held a demonstration at the State Capitol against a Governor Paterson's decision to hang onto some of funds collected through student fees to help plug the budget gap. Karen DeWitt reports.  Go to full article

Paid tuition for SLC high school grads

A St Lawrence County lawmaker just floated a big idea to the county legislature: He wants the county to help pay tuition for any graduate of a local high school, if they attend one of the four local colleges. Jonathan Brown reports.  Go to full article

Lawmakers Reject Pataki's Tuition Plan

Senate and Assembly negotiators have rejected Governor Pataki's budget plans to raise tuition at public colleges and universities, and to limit some student aid. Karen DeWitt reports.  Go to full article

Students Press to Change TAP

College students and Veterans groups joined together to ask for changes in New York's tuition aid program to assist students with a lowered family income because a parent is serving on active duty in Iraq. Karen DeWitt reports.  Go to full article

Legislature Draws Lines in Budget Battle

Assembly Democrats are proposing more aid to public colleges, including aid for part time students who are working to finance their education. Karen DeWitt reports.  Go to full article

SUNY Asks for More Money

The Chancellor of the State University of New York says the only way to avert a tuition increase included in Governor Pataki's budget, is for the legislature to give the SUNY system more money. Karen DeWitt reports.  Go to full article

Students Unhappy with Pataki's Budget

Governor Pataki proposed some changes in his new budget that could lead to higher tuition and less financial aid for students at public universities. Students are not happy about the news. Karen DeWitt reports.  Go to full article

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