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  • Reduce college costs while in high school

    Reduce college costs while in high school
    College is a significant investment and how to pay for it can be a major source of concern for parents and students. However, there are ways to reduce the amount of debt you take on when preparing for higher education. Outstanding student loan debt...
  • Go ahead and hate Jameis Winston, but you can't beat him

    Go ahead and hate Jameis Winston, but you can't beat him
    RALEIGH, N.C. — They hate him and heckle him. They boo him and berate him. They bring obnoxious signs and call him awful names. They do everything and anything they can. Except beat him. As much as the nation's sports fans would love to...
  • Orlando-Miami rail good for UCF, state: My Word

    Orlando-Miami rail good for UCF, state: My Word
    This year, Florida is poised to become the nation's third most-populated state. Orlando is one of the fastest-growing cities, and with more people moving, visiting and choosing to go to college here, we must focus on solving our transportation problems. I...
  • Cooking up a real-world education in public schools

    Cooking up a real-world education in public schools
    In one room, kids are dicing onions, their fingers tucked neatly into knuckles so as not to tempt the blades. In another, they're baking chocolate-chip cookies, sliding them out of the giant commercial oven and checking for gooey centers. It is a...
  • Planning for college

    Planning for college
    The SAT is perhaps the most important test a high school student takes, as one’s performance directly affects one’s chances of getting into the college of his or her choice. While taking college entrance exams can be daunting, students don&...
  • Fired Ohio State band director sues, alleging discrimination

    CLEVELAND (Reuters) - The Ohio State University band director, fired for allegedly failing to eliminate a sexually hostile environment, sued school officials on Friday, claiming they discriminated against him because he's a man. Jonathan Waters'...
  • Gov. Brown signs bills to help veterans, create O.C. cemetery

    Gov. Jerry Brown on Saturday signed 21 bills to help and recognize military veterans, including a measure to help create the first veterans' cemetery in Orange County. Other bills signed protect veterans' rights to healthcare, education and shelter....
  • Concerned for academic freedom, University of Chicago ends China-funded program

    BEIJING China's soft-diplomacy push hit a speed bump this week when the University of Chicago decided to pull the plug on renewing a controversial Beijing-funded Confucius Institute. The decision may prompt other universities to rethink their...
  • You're more likely to try again if the setback was your fault

    NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - If at first you don't succeed, and you think you can control the outcome next time, you're more likely to persist, suggests a new study. Using brain scans, researchers found different brain areas activated in response to a...
  • Just Visiting (For Now): What to Do On Campus

    Just Visiting (For Now): What to Do On Campus
    I remember visiting colleges to try to see if a school would be the right fit for me. I took all the guided tours (some of them more than once) and walked around campus with my parents and read all the brochures they gave out. But it wasn't enough....
  • How to Limit Student Debt

    How to Limit Student Debt
    Frightened by reports of college grads being crushed by student loans? Protect yourself by limiting how much you borrow. -- Choose a school that fits into the family budget. That doesn't mean sacrificing quality. Check out Kiplinger's Best College Values...