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  • The case against school vouchers in one blistering court ruling

    Of all the self-interested scams perpetrated by school "reformers" against public education, the school voucher scam may be the most dishonest. In their undiluted form, these programs are a sop to right wingers and religious fanatics convinced that...
  • Four Students Receive Scholarships Through The Hospital For Special Care

    NEW BRITAIN - The Hospital for Special Care recently announced it has provided scholarships to four area students for their academic achievements.  The students each received $2,500 for their studies in the health care field. Sarah Louise Ercorli, a...
  • DP Buzz: College sports

    Editor's note: "DP Buzz" is an interactive feature of the Daily Press Opinion Page. We email weekly questions on issues and topics affecting Peninsula-area citizens. Each week, subscribers can choose whether to weigh in or not with a short answer. Here is...
  • Beware of scammers and scoundrels

    High school seniors hunting for college scholarships and financial aid, beware: Scammers and scoundrels can't wait to meet you. Families lose money to fraudulent financial aid scams every year, according to federal officials. And with many college...
  • Local wins Covenant scholarship

    Covenant Retirement Communities has presented Sunrise resident Kari Cook with a college scholarhip. "It's a big help, and every little bit helps with me getting through college," said Cook, 17, who received a $1,225 scholarship from the nonprofit...
  • 10-year-old awarded scholarship for helping the poor

    Ten-year-old Lindsay Tacher was the first person who came to mind when Cooper City resident Yvonne Haase heard an advertisement for the Kohl's Cares Scholarship Program on Pandora Internet Radio a few months ago. In addition to activities such as...
  • Corinthian boosted figures to obtain federal funds

    Corinthian boosted figures to obtain federal funds
    After wrapping up a nine-month electrician training program at Everest College-San Bernardino in 2011, Kenneth Dewar hoped to get the career placement assistance he had been promised. Then he spotted his own photo on a campus wall featuring...
  • NCAA to vote on autonomy for 'Power 5' conference schools

    The NCAA Division I board of directors is expected to vote Thursday to approve more autonomy and policy-making authority for the nation's five most high-profile conferences. In the new NCAA governance structure, the so-called "Power 5" the ACC,...
  • Mountain West looks to peacefully co-exist with power conferences

    LAS VEGAS Mountain West commissioner Craig Thompson painted a picture of college football as mostly sunny, but with "storm clouds." Most of those potential storms, for now at least, exist only in the abstract. Talk of the power five conferences or...
  • Charlie Crist unveils jobs 'plan' aimed at appealing to middle class

    Charlie Crist unveils jobs 'plan' aimed at appealing to middle class
    Democratic candidate for governor Charlie Crist rolled out his “Fair Shot Florida” plan for “middle class jobs and opportunity” on Tuesday – much of which consists of issues he’s talked about before. Crist said he...
  • 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...