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HIGHER EDUCATION NEWS, WEDNESDAY, APRIL 5, 2017

* A potential state budget deal may include higher tuition assistance for SUNY students. Gannett’s Joseph Spector reports: http://on.rocne.ws/2o2VJPC

* New York City offers SAT to all high school juniors, hoping to clear a path to college. Chalkbeat reports: http://bit.ly/2oCBF4X

* Senator Sanders’ free college proposal includes free tuition and fees at public universities for all students with family income up to $125,000. Inside Higher Ed writes: http://bit.ly/2n7b2YK

* A study by the Federal Reserve Bank of New York suggests student loans do not play a major role in limiting borrowers’ ability to buy a home later.  Inside Higher Ed reports: http://bit.ly/2nBSviG

* More proof that college is key to the American Dream. CNN Money reports: http://cnnmon.ie/2nVyl57

* According to a report released Monday by the U.S. Census Bureau, more Americans have college degrees than ever before. The Hill writes: http://bit.ly/2nHZ6IY

* The number of people who owe more than $100,000 in student debt has quadrupled in 10 years. Market Watch reports: http://on.mktw.net/2nC28hU

* Education Dive takes a look at why one new president spent big while facing a deficit: http://bit.ly/2n97uVS

* The No. 1 worry for college applicants is no longer rejection by their dream school. Market Watch reports: http://on.mktw.net/2o6RZO6

* New York Times columnist, David Leonhardt, opines on how to fix the college dropout boom: http://nyti.ms/2oAvPnC

MEMBER NEWS

* Bryant & Stratton’s therapy program meets national demand. The Greece Post reports: http://bit.ly/2nXy4OL

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