Education costs

This undated photo provided by Taimei Elementary School shows new school uniforms designed by Italian brand Armani. The Tokyo public school has adopted expensive Giorgio Armani uniforms for students, triggering criticism in a country where hefty school tuition is already burdening young parents.(Taimei Elementary School via AP)
February 09, 2018 - 3:32 am
TOKYO (AP) — A Tokyo public school has adopted Giorgio Armani uniforms for students, triggering criticism in a country where hefty school tuition is already burdening young parents. Taimei Elementary School in Tokyo's upscale Ginza shopping district has announced plans to introduce the optional...
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February 08, 2018 - 9:30 am
MIAMI (AP) — OK, we get it: Drake loves Miami. The 31-year-old Canadian rap star has been spreading money and goodwill throughout the city this week, beginning with a surprise visit to Miami Senior High School on Monday to shoot parts of his new music video "God's Plan." He donated $25,000 and...
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FILE- This June 25, 2015 file picture shows Brzezinka or Birkenau nazi death camp near Oswieciem, Poland, when young visitors with Israeli flags walk on railway tracks on the grounds of the former German Nazi death camp Auschwitz-Birkenau. The office of Polish President Andrzej Duda said the leader will on Tuesday, Feb. 6, 2018 announce his decision on whether to sign legislation penalizing certain statements about the Holocaust. (AP Photo/Matthias Schrader, file)
February 06, 2018 - 3:58 pm
WARSAW, Poland (AP) — The Latest on Poland's proposed legislation to limit Holocaust speech (all times local): 9:30 p.m. The United States is expressing disappointment that Poland's president has gone ahead and signed legislation that would make it a crime to attribute the Holocaust crimes of Nazi...
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Steve Wynn's name is boarded over at the University of Pennsylvania in Philadelphia, Thursday, Feb. 1, 2018. The university has announced plans to distance itself from casino mogul Wynn and comedian Bill Cosby in the wake of sexual misconduct allegations against both men. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke)
February 01, 2018 - 3:59 pm
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — The University of Pennsylvania announced Thursday that it will remove casino mogul Steve Wynn's name from a campus plaza and revoke honorary degrees given to him and comedian Bill Cosby in the wake of sexual misconduct allegations against both men. The school's president...
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One of the daughters of the politician Katrina Lantos Swett touches the statue of her father, late US Congressman of Hungarian origin Tom Lantos during the unveiling ceremony near Lantos' former school, Berzsenyi Daniel Secondary School, in Tom Lantos Walk in Budapest, Hungary, Thursday, Feb. 1, 2018. (Noemi Bruzak/MTI via AP)
February 01, 2018 - 1:22 pm
BUDAPEST, Hungary (AP) — A statue of Hungarian-born U.S. Rep. Tom Lantos, the only Holocaust survivor ever to serve in the U.S. Congress, was unveiled Thursday in Budapest as those attending praised the man known for his advocacy of democracy and human rights around the world. A California Democrat...
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January 30, 2018 - 12:12 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — A preliminary analysis by the Education Department says payments to students defrauded by for-profit colleges may be cut by about 60 percent under a plan to provide only partial loan forgiveness on some claims. The agency has said it is discontinuing the Obama administration's...
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FILE - In this Dec. 20, 2013, file photo, patrons of the Hernando, Miss., branch of First Regional Library system explore online college-level courses that can earn credit. Prospective students who want a college degree but can’t attend a traditional campus may consider online college for its flexibility and independent learning style. But self-paced courses are not for everyone. (Stan Carroll/The Commercial Appeal via AP, File)
December 26, 2017 - 9:58 am
Amelia Roberts, a nurse in Washington, D.C., knew she needed to return to college for a bachelor's degree if she wanted to win a care coordinator position at her hospital. But attending college on a campus wasn't a practical option for her. "I was in the workforce, so traveling to a class in the...
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FILE - In this Nov. 18, 2017, file photo, Florida State's head coach Jimbo Fisher, right, meets Delaware State's head coach Kenny Carter at midfield before the start of an NCAA college football game in Tallahassee Fla. The latest issue in a mostly forgettable season for Florida State is a possible administrative error, apparently discovered by a Reddit user, that calls into question the Seminoles' bowl eligibility. The Independence Bowl between Florida State and Southern Miss will go on, regardless, and Seminoles fans can only hope that they can finally put 2017 to rest.(AP Photo/Steve Cannon, File)
December 23, 2017 - 12:14 am
Florida State has faced one problem after another since starting the season ranked No. 3. The latest twist in a strange and disappointing season for the Seminoles came Friday when it was forced to defend its bowl eligibility after it had been called into question by fan-led investigation posted on...
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December 22, 2017 - 11:27 am
CHAPEL HILL, N.C. (AP) — The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill tops a list of best values in public universities, and N.C. State University also made the top 10. Kiplinger's Personal Finance ranked the flagship UNC campus as its No. 1 list of affordable public universities because of its...
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FILE - In this Nov. 23, 2017, file photo, Minnesota Vikings outside linebacker Anthony Barr (55) watches during an NFL football game against the Detroit Lions, in Detroit. Barr is prepared for the hate coming his way this week from Green Bay Packers fans mad at him for the hit that broke the collarbone of quarterback Aaron Rodgers. He's not fazed by much, thanks in part to his mother. (AP Photo/Paul Sancya, File)
December 21, 2017 - 2:14 am
EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. (AP) — Anthony Barr has scrolled through the social media hate messages directed at him from disgruntled fans of Aaron Rodgers and the Packers. One of them even arrived in the mail . When Barr and the Vikings visit Green Bay on Saturday night, the three-time Pro Bowl linebacker...
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