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Hogan makes school system safety grants available

From Maryland State Wire

ANNAPOLIS – Gov. Larry Hogan has announced that $6 million is available for local schools to enhance safety.

Which U.S. schools receive the least state student aid?

Aveda Institute-Maryland, Delmarva Beauty Academy and Baltimore School of Massage-Linthicum were among U.S. schools that reported receiving the least state financial aid during the 2017-18 academic year, according to a Higher Education Tribune analysis of

These schools have the worst 'on time' graduation rates in the U.S.

Prince George's Community College, Community College of Baltimore County and University of Maryland-University College have some of the lowest 'on time' graduation rates in the U.S., according to a Higher Education Tribune analysis of federal data.

These schools have the top 'on time' graduation rates in the U.S.

The Temple-A Paul Mitchell Partner School and Institute of Health Sciences have some of the best 'on time' graduation rates in the U.S., according to a Higher Education Tribune analysis of federal data.

Farmers for Free Trade's ad campaign pits farmers against Trump's trade war

From Ohio Business Daily

Farmers for Free Trade has launched Tariffs Hurt the Heartland, an advertising campaign featuring true stories of how tariffs will damage the country’s agricultural base.

Hogan says Preakness Stakes isn't leaving Baltimore's Pimlico

From Baltimore City Wire

Gov. Larry Hogan wants to keep the Preakness Stakes at Baltimore's Pimlico race course, an important Maryland horse racing tradition for more than 140 years.

Junior colleges report borrower default rate of 18%

From Higher Education Tribune

At Daymar College in Ohio, 37 percent of borrowers who started repaying student loans in 2014 defaulted on those loans by the end of 2016, according to a Higher Education Tribune analysis of federal data.

Analysis: Homeowners in Hawaii, Alabama, Colorado pay lowest property tax rate in U.S.

From Arizona Business Daily

With an effective property tax rate of about 0.33 percent, Honolulu has the lowest property tax rate among U.S. cities, according to an ATTOM Data Solutions analysis of property taxes levied on single-family homes.

Analysis: College athletics grossed $31,832 per athlete in 2016

From Higher Education Tribune

University of Georgia grossed $352,349 per athlete in 2016 – the highest of all athletic programs that year, followed by University of Texas at Austin ($346,947 per athlete) and Louisiana State University ($315,988 per athlete), according to a Higher Education Tribune analysis of the latest federal data.

Analysis: Homeowners in Pennsylvania metro area pay highest property tax rate in U.S.

From Keystone Business News

With an effective property tax rate of about 3.9 percent, the Scranton-Wilkes-Barre-Hazleton metropolitan area in Pennsylvania has the No. 1 highest tax rate among U.S. cities, according to an ATTOM Data Solutions analysis of property taxes levied on single-family homes.

Nationally, public colleges, universities face borrower default rate of 11.28%

From Higher Education Tribune

At Culpeper Cosmetology Training Center in Virginia, 34.5 percent of borrowers who started repaying student loans in 2014 defaulted on those loans by the end of 2016, according to the latest disclosure from the U.S. Department of Education.

306,553 U.S. borrowers in default on student loans from public colleges, universities

From Higher Education Tribune

Ivy Tech Community College in Indiana, Portland Community College in Oregon, and Columbus State Community College in Ohio reported the largest share of borrowers from public institutions who defaulted on school loans they started repaying in 2014, according to the latest disclosure from the U.S. Department of Education.

Analysis: College sports raked in $18.1 billion in 2016

From Higher Education Tribune

University of Texas at Austin grossed $207 million in 2016, making it the highest-grossing college sports program that year, followed by Ohio State University ($176 million) and University of Alabama ($174 million), according to a Higher Education Tribune analysis of the latest federal data.

Nationally, 4-year schools face borrower default rate of 8.95%

From Higher Education Tribune

At United Tribes Technical College, 41 percent of borrowers who started repaying student loans in 2014 defaulted on those loans by the end of 2016, according to the latest disclosure from the U.S. Department of Education.

Analysis: 569,475 students played college sports in 2016

From Higher Education Tribune

Lindenwood University, Cornell University and Harvard University reported the most students participating in athletics in 2016, according to a Higher Education Tribune analysis of U.S. Department of Education data.

348,659 U.S. borrowers in default on student loans from 4-year schools

From Higher Education Tribune

University of Phoenix in Tempe, Everest University in Tampa and Ashford University in San Francisco reported the largest share of borrowers from four-year institutions who defaulted on school loans they started repaying in 2014, according to the latest disclosure from the U.S. Department of Education.

Princeton tops women's March Madness bracket with 90% graduation rate

From Higher Education Tribune

Four-year graduation rates range widely at schools that sent teams to the NCAA women's basketball tournament, according to the National Center for Education Statistics.

Davidson College tops March Madness bracket with 91% graduation rate

From Higher Education Tribune

Four-year graduation rates range widely at schools that sent teams to the NCAA men's basketball tournament, according to the National Center for Education Statistics..

585,402 U.S. borrowers in default on student loans

From Higher Education Tribune

University of Phoenix, Everest University and Ivy Tech Community College of Indiana University had the most students who defaulted on school loans they started repaying in 2014, according to the latest disclosure from the U.S. Department of Education.

Analysis: College women's basketball grosses $903 million

From Higher Education Tribune

Stanford women's basketball tops the list of highest grossing programs with more than $21 million – or $1.5 million per athlete – in 2016, followed by UConn ($9 million), Baylor ($7.6 million), Florida State ($7 million) and Vanderbilt ($5.2 million), according to a Higher Education Tribune analysis of the latest federal data.

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