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The Roundtable
9:00 am
Tue March 18, 2014

3/18/14 Panel

    

  Today's panelists are WAMC’s Alan Chartock, Newsman Ray Graf, and Times Union Associate Editor, Mike Spain.

Topics include:
Flight 370
US Sanctions
NYS Senate on Tuition for illegals
Tax Preparer Clean-Up
Big Bang Theory Boost
TU Stories

WAMC News
2:18 pm
Mon May 6, 2013

College Costs Worry Students

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With high school students receiving their college acceptance letters and choosing their schools this spring, the next big question is how they’ll pay for their education. WAMC’s Sean McGuire has more on this issue.

Besides studying, it’s a time when students spend their savings on energy drinks from the gas station, a slice of pizza or order of wings for dinner, and for some, the alcohol they consume on weekends. But when it really comes down to it, fun money is nothing compared to the cost of tuition.

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The Roundtable
11:35 am
Thu January 10, 2013

"Back to School" by Mike Rose

Back to School: Why Everyone Deserves A Second Chance at Education is the first book to look at the schools that serve a growing population of “second-chancers,” exploring what higher education—in the fullest sense of the term—can offer our rapidly changing society.

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New York News
12:46 pm
Fri June 8, 2012

NY College Ending Free Tuition for Employees' Kids

Employees of the University of Rochester are losing a major benefit: free tuition for their children who attend the college.

Administrators at the private college tell the Democrat and Chronicle that starting in 2013, children of the university's faculty and staff will no longer get free tuition.

But they won't have to pay UR's tuition of nearly $43,000. Instead, they'll pay the rate charged to attend the state's public four-year colleges, about $5,600.

The change won't affect students already enrolled at UR or who will begin college this fall.

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