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  • Some students are leaving college with huge private loans

    Megan Connors of Harford County says she got a great education at Auburn University but a brutal lesson on private student loans. Federal aid wasn't enough to cover four years at the Alabama school, so Connors made up the difference with private loans....
  • Private Colleges Hurt by New Cal Grant Restrictions

    Private Colleges Hurt by New Cal Grant Restrictions
    The budget plan passed by the California legislature includes new restrictions on Cal Grants given to students who attend private and for profit colleges.  Governor Brown's proposal reasons that most of the trade and technical schools don't graduate...
  • New Orleans may be growing the fastest, but Texas is the real winner

    New Orleans may be growing the fastest, but Texas is the real winner
    The census bureau this week declared New Orleans the fastest growing city in America.  The Crescent City outpaced some other fast growing metro areas from right next door in Texas.    That's interesting.  A state that didn't receive any federal aid...
  • President's proposal on tuition, student aid raises hopes and concerns

    Higher-education leaders in Maryland praised an effort unveiled by President Barack Obama on Friday to make college more affordable but expressed unease about still-emerging details that could have an impact on federal funding and student aid. Calling...
  • City schools with federal turnaround grants have mixed results

    City schools with federal turnaround grants have mixed results
    Once students hurled computers out the windows at Calverton Middle School, but today they are learning on state-of-the-art technology that has flooded into the West Baltimore school. Once teachers couldn't wait to transfer out of a place where students...
  • School Employee Union Launches a School Cut Calculator

    School Employee Union Launches a School Cut Calculator
    The state’s largest school employee union, upset with the governor's proposed state budget, is unveiling a School Funding Cuts Calculator on two websites. PSEA President Michael J. Crossey says the calculator shows how much state funding for...
  • Arts Jobs Grants Recipients To Be Announced by Segarra, Malloy

    The City of Hartford and the Greater Hartford Arts Council will announce the recipients of the 2012 Arts & Heritage Jobs Grant Program, Phase 1, at the Isham-Terry House, a Connecticut Landmarks property and a jobs grant recipient, on Wednesday,...
  • Recipients Named for Arts Job Grants In Hartford

    The City of Hartford and the Greater Hartford Arts Council named the 16 recipients of the 2012 Arts & Heritage Jobs Grant Program, Phase 1. The Arts & Heritage Jobs Grant Program, funded by the City of Hartford and managed by the arts council, is...
  • Flood Homes May Be Demolished In Londonderry Township Via Grant Program

    Flood Homes May Be Demolished In Londonderry Township Via Grant Program
    Some homes in Dauphin County, hit hard by the flooding during Tropical Storm Lee, will be demolished. They are located along Swatara Creek in Londonderry Township and are deemed a safety hazard. "It's a beautiful place but I wouldn't blame people for...
  • Senate passes long-delayed highway bill with Casey amendment for bridge repair

    Senate passes long-delayed highway bill with Casey amendment for bridge repair
    After years of delay, the U.S. Senatepassed a $109 billion highway bill to keep federal surface transportation programs funded for another two years. A multi-year authorization has been stalled over the inability to find funding to pay for what's supposed...
  • Feds may reverse decision to cut aid to Ind. food pantry

    Feds may reverse decision to cut aid to Ind. food pantry
    The director of an Indiana food pantry cut off from federal aid for asking clients to pray said he's eager to return to work after government officials hinted the decision might soon be reversed. Paul Brock, director of Community Provisions of Jackson...