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  • U.S. student loan debt is not killing homeownership

    LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Is surging student debt really preventing an entire generation from becoming first-time homebuyers? That's true, to an extent, but also mischaracterizes education debt as holding most people back, rather than helping them get...
  • 5 myths about student financial aid

    It's time for thoughts about college applications, which means students are filled with anxiety over whether they will get into their dream school, quickly followed by their (and their parents') panic over how they will pay for it. For those already in...
  • GHS junior spearheads plan for anti-drug program

    Griswold High School junior Isabel Poole said the local upswing in drug abuse has touched her circle of friends. "I'm concerned about drugs. I know people personally [who have been involved with drugs]. I know what it does to them, and it's never good."...
  • Science teacher Eric Dutt legacy keeps growing

    Eric Dutt's 7-year-old son, Luca, visited his grandparents last weekend in Bethlehem. Luca was conceived just before his father, a Manhattan school teacher and Bethlehem native, died at age 34. Luca loves hearing about the daddy he never met. His...
  • Endorsement: Joe Courtney Is Bringing In Jobs

    Endorsement: Joe Courtney Is Bringing In Jobs
    Elections in the state's 2nd Congressional District, with its huge plurality of unaffiliated voters (177, 663 unaffiliated to 121,310 Democrats and 85,514 Republicans), used to be competitive. They have been less so in recent years, largely because of the...
  • Advisors work to freeze 'summer melt,' get students to college

    Advisors work to freeze 'summer melt,' get students to college
    JanicaRose Buensuceso had planned to leave Orange County and attend college at Cal State East Bay in Northern California. Then family and financial problems emerged in the weeks after she graduated from Los Amigos High School, making the move increasingly...
  • Avon Free Public Library Hosts College Fair

    AVON — A college fair will be on Oct. 25 from noon to 3 p.m. at the Avon Free Public Library, according to an announcement from the library. The event is free and open to teenagers from seventh through 12th grades and their parents. People can...
  • Robert Morris' video gamers enter 1st competition

    Robert Morris' video gamers enter 1st competition
    The bleeding edge of college sports can be found in a dark room on the third floor of Robert Morris University's downtown campus, where 35 highly skilled competitors practice for four hours a day without breaking a sweat. They are the members of the...
  • New law protects kids' identities: New Voices

    Did you know that each year in Florida, more than 50,000 children have their identities stolen? I didn't know that either, until it happened to me. I grew up in Orlando and lived in several different homes. I spent my entire childhood and some teen...
  • Regents OK $75M Improvement Plan; Legislator Says It's 'Wishful Thinking'

    Regents OK $75M Improvement Plan; Legislator Says It's 'Wishful Thinking'
    ENFIELD — The Board of Regents for Higher Education on Thursday unanimously approved a sweeping plan to boost campus security, launch a new scholarship program and hire 150 new student advisers at Connecticut's state universities and community...
  • Vouchers: Not about public vs. private: Front Burner

    The teachers-union officials who want a court to shut down scholarships for economically disadvantaged students in Florida are treating private schools as though they are enemies, but they haven't visited mine. At Potter's House Academy in Orlando, we'...