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Obama administration Pay As You Earn expansion will cost $9 billion

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Budget documents show Obama's planned expansion of his Pay As You Earn plan will add $9 billion to already-rising long-term cost of federal student loans.

Obama seeks to boost higher education spending and proposes some loan reforms that have bipartisan appeal

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Budget details president's signature higher ed proposals -- free community college, Pell bonuses for colleges and expanded tax credits -- and some student aid reforms with bipartisan appeal. 

White House retreat on 529 savings plan changes illustrates the politics of higher ed tax breaks

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White House's retreat on plan to hike taxes on college savings plans underscores support for higher education tax credits, which many researchers criticized as disproportionately helping the wealthy.

Obama's higher education plan for the end of his term

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The White House adds to its lengthy list of proposals for higher education, but faces long odds in Congress for most of the agenda.

Obama pitches free community college, higher education tax credits in State of the Union

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Obama makes his case to the nation for universal, free community college, as he also promotes revamped tax credits for education. 

Obama's new tax plans would shift education tax credits and Pell Grants, and pay for free community college tuition

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Obama proposes shifts in education tax credits and Pell Grants, using increased taxes on wealthy individuals and financial institutions to pay the costs, and to finance plan for free community college.

Community college experts welcome Obama's plan, with some reservations

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Obama's free tuition plan is a hit among community college leaders, but some experts worry about details and whether the money could be more targeted.

White House plan could change relationship between government and higher education

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The president's free community college plan may change the balance between the federal government, states and colleges.

White House plans to take Tennessee Promise national

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Obama unveils outline of federal matching grant proposal that would seek to make two years of community college free nationwide.

Creation of Obama's college ratings tested the Education Department

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The Education Department faced a big challenge in creating a ratings system, with a timeline that kept slipping as critics happily filled the void.

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