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  • Voucher advocates launch campaign against lawsuit

    Voucher advocates launch campaign against lawsuit
    Backers of Florida's Tax-Credit Scholarship Program -- the state's largest school voucher program -- have launched a campaign condemning the lawsuit that challenges its constitutionality. The "save our scholarships" effort includes a TV commercial...
  • 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...
  • Manchester High Hosts Financial Aid Night Thursday

    Manchester High Hosts Financial Aid Night Thursday
    MANCHESTER — The Manchester High School guidance department is to host a Financial Aid Night on Thursday. Set for 6:30 p.m. in the school's Bailey Auditorium, the event is to include information on college scholarships, completing the Free...
  • 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...
  • 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."...
  • Government financial aid has helped countless college students

    Since Diana Sroka Rickert’s premise put forth in “Get government out of student loans” (Perspective, Oct. 14) is incorrect, it is not surprising that the conclusions she draws are also off base. Central to Rickert’s argument is:...
  • Parents seek to intervene in voucher lawsuit

    Parents seek to intervene in voucher lawsuit
    Parents using school vouchers to send their children to private school want to intervene in a lawsuit that challenges the constitutionality of the taxpayer-funded program. Attorneys for the 15 parents filed a motion today asking a judge to allow them...
  • Loan access hikes demand, then tuition: My Word

    Debt is the new four-letter word many college students — and their parents — avoid discussing. Student-loan debt has now topped $1 trillion and has surpassed credit-card debt. This adversely affects not only students but everyone in our...
  • Hollywood chamber event benefits scholarship fund

    Grapes for Grades, which benefits the Hollywood Florida Scholarship Foundation, is back for its 12th year on Sept. 19. The event, presented by the Greater Hollywood Chamber of Commerce, includes wine tasting, food from local restaurants, live music, a...