|DE||Signed into law 06/2014||P-12||Promoting Scholarship Programs|
Requires public middle schools and high schools include information regarding the SEED and Inspire scholarship programs, which provide tuition assistance for Delaware residents who meet certain financial and academic requirements, in all printed and electronic...
|ME||Became law without governor's signature 04/2014||Postsec.||Commission on College Affordability and Completion|
Establishes the Commission To Study College Affordability and College Completion to examine and make recommendations on the development of strategies to keep the cost of public postsecondary education affordable and to increase the graduation rates.The commiss...
|OR||Signed into law 04/2014||Postsec.||Postsecondary Affordability Information|
From analysis: Requires the Higher Education Coordinating Commission (HECC) to annually identify the federal or national entity that best provides information about the affordability and value of institutions of higher education in Oregon. Higher education ins...
|VA||Signed into law 03/2014||Postsec.||Tuition and Out-of-State Students|
Changes which out-of-state students may be counted as in-state students for the purposes of determining college admissions, enrollment, and tuition and fee revenue policies.
|VA||Signed into law 02/2014||Postsec.||Scholarships Tax Credits Program|
Provides that tax credits issued for monetary or marketable securities donations made beginning in taxable year 2014 can be claimed for the taxable year of the donation.
|MO||Signed into law 07/2013||P-12|
|Education Campus Fund|
Creates the Innovation Education Campus Fund to provide funding to innovation education campuses - an educational partnership between high schools or school districts, a Missouri four-year public or private institution of higher education, a Missouri-based bu...
|AZ||Signed into law 06/2013||Postsec.||Student Loans|
Authorizes a corporation to issue bonds in order to finance student loans made in a student loan program. Outlines powers, including (1) determining the nature of student loan programs for eligible students; (2) entering into contracts for origination, admini...
|CT||Signed into law 06/2013||Postsec.||Finance Information|
To require institutions of higher education to provide financial aid information in a uniform way to ensure that students understand their true higher education costs.
|IN||Signed into law 05/2013||Postsec.||Tuition Rates for Veterans|
Provides that qualified veterans are eligible for the resident tuition rate for undergraduate courses upon enrolling in a state educational institution not later than 12 months after discharge or separation from the United States armed forces or Indiana Nation...
|NJ||Signed into law 01/2013||Postsec.||Student Loan Repayment Document|
Requires Higher Education Student Assistance Authority to develop, distribute a document containing student loan repayment information for school districts and nonpublic high schools to disseminate to students.
|NC||Veto overridden: legislature has overridden governor's veto 06/2012||Community College||Comm. Colleges Opt Out of Fed'l Loan Program|
Permits a community college to refrain from participating in a federal direct loan program that students can use to borrow money. Vetoed by governor, overriden by legislature. http://www.ncleg.net/Sessions/2011/Bills/House/PDF/H7v0.pdf...
|NJ||Signed into law 05/2012||Postsec.||NJ 1 STARS and NJ STARS II Scholarship Revisions|
Revises the NJ STARS II Program such that the program covers only tuition (no fees) in the amount of $1,250 per semester (previously up to $3,500 per semester) to four-year public or independent institutions (previously only public). Changes the percentage of ...
|VA||Signed into law 04/2012||Postsec.||Higher Educational Institutions; Establishes Policies Related to Student Nonpayment|
Provides that the board of visitors of every public institution of higher education shall establish policies requiring the registrar to place an administrative hold on student registration, records, and grades for a period of at least three months prior to ref...
|TX||Signed into law 06/2011||P-12|
H.B. 736 - Comparison Tool
Directs the higher education coordinating board to make available on its Web site a search tool allowing for comparisons of general academic teaching institutions that meet certain criteria selected by the user,
including offering a particular major or program...