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  • Gov. Scott signs bill to expand voucher program

    Gov. Scott signs bill to expand voucher program
    Gov. Rick Scott today signed a controversial bill that expands Florida's Tax-Credit Scholarship Program, which provides tuition vouchers students in low-income families can use to attend private schools. The program is popular among school choice...
  • Leesburg's Elizabeth Fechtel gears up for spotlight after being crowned Miss Florida

    LEESBURG — Spending time at mom and dad's house during her summer break from UF is the most perfect setting for Elizabeth Fechtel as she prepares for the next year in the spotlight and all that comes with being Miss Florida. The 20-year-old...
  • FDP unveils Spanish-language ad attacking Rick Scott on education

    TALLAHASSEE -- Florida Democrats unveiled a Spanish-language TV ad Thursday that makes similar claims to its earlier English version about Gov. Rick Scott's education record: basically, that he cut classroom spending and scholarship dollars. The ad...
  • Starbucks to pay tuition of workers enrolling online at Arizona State

    Starbucks to pay tuition of workers enrolling online at Arizona State
    Starbucks Corp. is serving up a venti-size portion of tuition assistance to its workers. The Seattle coffee purveyor said Monday that it would give about $6,500 a year in tuition reimbursement to employees who enroll in Arizona State University's online...
  • Federal sanctions threaten sustainability of Corinthian Colleges

    A besieged chain of for-profit colleges based in Orange County has signaled that it is in danger of shutting down after the U.S. Department of Education sharply cut back its access to federal money for student loans and grants. Plagued by complaints...
  • 3-ATHL33TS

    3-ATHL33TS
    Robert Morris University Illinois’s newest athletic team will be treated like every other at the school. Athletes will be offered scholarships, uniforms, post-game meals and a facility where they can practice. They also will be expected to attend...
  • How much did these high schoolers win to go to culinary school?

    It was a lot like "Iron Chef," but instead of Food Network celebrity, a group of high school seniors representing Los Angeles public schools vied for their chance at a free college education. L.A. Mission College hosted the Careers through Culinary Arts...
  • Obama's deficient student loan program

    Obama's deficient student loan program
    The government normally doesn't care whether you or I accumulate large bills for home improvement, a new car or exotic vacations. But Barack Obama feels no hesitation in concluding that the cost of higher education has placed "too big a debt load on too...
  • Navigating student aid forms

    Navigating student aid forms
    Dear Liz: I'm having trouble finding information about how to structure my finances to get the maximum financial aid for my kids when they enter college. For example, will contributing to an IRA instead of a taxable investment account matter? Should I...
  • UCI's engineering school receives $9.5-million donation

    A $9.5-million gift to UC Irvine's Henry Samueli School of Engineering will fund scholarships, fellowships and support programs that focus on science, technology, engineering and math. Stacey Nicholas' Opus Foundation donated the money to further STEM...
  • Open College Aid To Undocumented Students

    Open College Aid To Undocumented Students
    In May, U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan visited Hartford to discuss the importance of college readiness, access and affordability. Several state and local education and political leaders accompanied Secretary Duncan on his visit to the...