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Education
4:08 pm
Thu August 22, 2013

Obama Calls For College Affordability On Bus Tour

President Obama was in Buffalo, N.Y., today, talking up the college affordability program at the SUNY campus there and urging Congress to do more to support higher education. The president also has a political agenda as he drives from town to town. NPR's Scott Horsley is with the president and joins us now.

Education
4:08 pm
Thu August 22, 2013

Do The Data Exist To Make A College-Rating System Work?

President Obama delivers a speech on education at the University of Buffalo on Thursday.
Jewel Samad AFP/Getty Images

Originally published on Thu August 22, 2013 5:46 pm

President Obama unveiled a plan on Thursday that would, for the first time, tie federal student aid to a new rating system for colleges and universities. While the president's message that higher education costs should be reined in was simple enough, the sweeping proposal is anything but.

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The Two-Way
12:09 pm
Thu August 22, 2013

President Unveils Plan To Boost College Affordability

President Obama speaks on education at University at Buffalo, State University of New York, on Thursday.
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Originally published on Thu August 22, 2013 6:25 pm

Saying a college education is the "surest path to the middle class," President Obama announced a plan Thursday to allocate federal aid to colleges and universities based in part on their affordability.

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UWM Today
2:02 pm
Wed August 21, 2013

Managing Stormwater on UWM's Campus

Tom Luljak and Jim Wasley
Credit Jon Strelecki

Host Tom Luljak talks with Jim Wasley, UWM associate professor of architecture.

Sustainability is more than a buzz word in the world of architecture and construction, it has become an essential part of the building and remodeling process.

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Education
10:56 am
Wed August 21, 2013

Wisconsin ACT Scores Remain Above National Average, MPS Lags

Wisconsin and Iowa are tied for second, with Minnesota on top.

The average composite ACT score of Wisconsin's 2013 graduating class was 22.1. The national average was 20.9.

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