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By what law are the parents of Caitlyn Ricci forced to pay her tuition?

The case has been kicking around for a while and all the comments are very excitable but don't shed much light on the judge's ruling. My instinct is to think the judge is wrong, that a child has no right to a college education, but I'd like to hear the other side. So - basically I'm looking for any links to the judge's actual ruling or the relevant law for this case.
posted by IndigoJones on Dec 27, 2014 - 6 answers

Where can I find a list of all college tuition prices in the US?

I work for an education non-profit. We are compiling a list of college tuition prices. Does anyone know of a site that might have something like this? [more inside]
posted by brista on Feb 26, 2014 - 9 answers

Semester bill part II

I went to academic advisement around the time when I made this post. [more inside]
posted by antgly on Aug 26, 2013 - 16 answers

For 529 plans, when is enough, enough?

I've been saving big into a college fund since my child was born 8 years ago, on the order of $900 per month. I recently checked the 529 plan that was receiving the funds and it is currently at $90k. There is still a decade before the child would enter college, and by most estimates that could mean a doubling and a bit more if market averages do ok. My investment guy says a kid in the year 2022 might need $300k for tuition at a prestigious college and that I should continue. I think I'm pretty well set for now and it could be around $200k by then with no added input. Should I continue putting money away in this account or should I divert that into my own retirement (which is doing well too, but could always be better)? Or contribute less? When is enough enough for college?
posted by anonymous on Dec 31, 2012 - 22 answers

FAFSA blues

Help my friend get financial aid again. [more inside]
posted by soelo on May 4, 2012 - 10 answers

Is my college trying to rip me off?

Is my college trying to rip me off? [more inside]
posted by [vagabond] on Mar 29, 2011 - 13 answers

Surely they can't claim me as a dependent against my will...can they?

In order to establish residency for grad school, I have to file my taxes independently as a resident of my new state. This weekend, I discovered my parents have already filed, claiming me as a dependent. Please help me. [more inside]
posted by anonymous on Feb 21, 2011 - 21 answers

Is my college ripping me off?

Is it normal for a college to not refund someone if they have paid above the cost of tuition and fees? [more inside]
posted by anonymous on Oct 28, 2010 - 18 answers

Can I please have my paycheck?

Can my university garnish my wages if I owe them tuition and I work for them? [more inside]
posted by bobber on Mar 9, 2010 - 11 answers

How do I get a credit card with all my debt?

I want to get a credit card soon, but I am unsure as to my credit situation due to some mitigating factors, including college. Long story inside. [more inside]
posted by anonymous on Jan 11, 2010 - 17 answers

Ik heb... financialaidie?

NetherlandsFilter: As a Dutch citizen, am I eligible for financial aid for school in the United States? [more inside]
posted by zvs on Sep 10, 2009 - 2 answers

Education tax credit - can we claim it twice for two students?

Can more than one student filing on the same US tax return claim the new American Opportunity Tax Credit? [more inside]
posted by deadmessenger on Aug 16, 2009 - 1 answer

In-State Tuition in Colorado

Please help me get in-state tuition in Colorado! [more inside]
posted by PaulingL on Aug 11, 2009 - 8 answers

Paying for school

I have a pretty big tuition bill, even after Stafford and Perkins loans are applied. Can't pay it in cash. Should I take out another loan or take money out of the mutual funds? [more inside]
posted by anonymous on Jul 1, 2009 - 6 answers

Educate me (and mine).

Which colleges or universities still offer free tuition to children of employees who get accepted to the school? [more inside]
posted by mds35 on May 14, 2009 - 51 answers

I wantz to bez a nurze. But I can has $$ from Prezident Catz?

I have some student loan questions [more inside]
posted by sully75 on Oct 23, 2008 - 6 answers

So i'm frugal, but what's next ?

I am a frugal person entering his senior year in college [age 21]. I have been following advice like the stuff in thread 84915and thread 99852 and living below my means. I sought advice in Financial books for college kids my age [for example, generation debt], but left feeling wanting more because they focus primarily on how to cut expenses [skipping the latte, etc]. So, I have some student loans already, but will need more for my senior year. I also have some money set aside, but I should I use this money to lower the loan amount that I'll take out or use this money for an investment (Roth IRA, index fund), and take out more for my student loans ? [more inside]
posted by fizzix on Aug 26, 2008 - 11 answers

Shall I get greedy or follow my heart?

It it worth it for me to put an amount of money into an immediate fixed annuity and take out a loan to pay for tuition, or is it alright to just pay off my tuition with the money available to me. [more inside]
posted by saxamo on Jul 10, 2008 - 5 answers

Help with student loan

I am looking for the best general student loan company. What are your experienes with specific student loan companies? [more inside]
posted by Black_Umbrella on Jul 3, 2008 - 3 answers

Can has higher education?

How does one apply for financial aid at a public university as an independent party? This is to imply there will not be financial assistance from the parent/guardian; is there a way for their income to be excluded as criteria in evaluating aid eligibility? [more inside]
posted by anonymous on Mar 29, 2008 - 11 answers

Can I claim my tuition payment on this year's taxes?

I attended my last semester of college in the spring of this previous year and paid about $6k in tuition, some in January and some in February. When I got my 1080-T from my university, though, it said that I could only claim $414 (about one credit's worth) on my taxes for this year. It seems like this is because they billed me for the semester before the end of 2006, and put it on my 1080-T for last year. Since I actually paid them this year, though, can I claim it on this year's taxes? [more inside]
posted by drdevice on Feb 12, 2008 - 4 answers

How to deal with collections!

BadWithMoneyFilter: I owe my college roughly $4,000. This is due to being under part time student, and not being eligible for loans. What to do as it is now in Collections! [more inside]
posted by anonymous on Nov 15, 2006 - 5 answers

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