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Report: College dropouts cost taxpayers billions

Dropping out of college after a year can mean lost time, burdensome debt and an uncertain future for students. Now there’s an estimate of what it costs taxpayers. And it runs in the billions. States appropriated almost $6.2 billion for ...

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College savings firms add options, cut fees

BOSTON — One of the nation’s biggest providers of 529 college savings accounts is trying to entice investors seeking more conservative savings options, and a rival is cutting fees by nearly half on one of its biggest 529 plans. Fidelity ...

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NU cries foul over Terps win (access required)

The Maryland Terrapins’ women’s lacrosse team won the national championship Memorial Day weekend, beating Northwestern University 13-11. The victory clinched the Terps’ record 10th title and broke the Wildcats’ five-year run as champions. Now, I can’t say I’m a big ...

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