Notes in the Margins: Immigration, fees and Chinese cheating

62 Arrested Selling Cheating Devices Before China’s College Entrance Exams The day before the highly competitive tests are scheduled to start, Xinhua is reporting that Chinese police have arrested 62 individuals for selling high-tech devices used for cheating. (Penn Olson)

Supreme Court ruling on California immigrant tuition rates could affect other states’ policies The court’s decision could reinforce other states’ proposals to offer in-state tuition to undocumented students. It may also boost California’s Dream Act, which would give those students access to financial aid. (Los Angeles Times)

Your Job May Offer College Assistance In addition to providing a paycheck, your workplace might help you get some aid for school. (U.S. News & World Report)

Room For Debate: How to Regulate For-Profit Colleges Should federal student loans be cut off at “career colleges” whose graduates have a lot of debt and struggle to repay it? (The New York Times)

Strapped colleges resort to fee hikes With costs rising, enrollments ballooning, and federal funds drying up, many of Massachusetts’ community colleges and state universities are turning to what they say is their only option for making ends meet: student fees. (The Boston Globe)