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  • Feds sue Corinthian Colleges, alleging predatory lending

    The U.S. Consumer Financial Protection Bureau sued Corinthian Colleges Inc. on Tuesday, alleging that the ailing Orange County for-profit college operator deceived tens of thousands of students and operated an "illegal predatory lending scheme." The...
  • Today is the big day!

    Today is the big day!
    If you're helping the Eagles open the PPL Center Friday night, here's everything you need to know to stay in the fast lane ... Farewell, Taminco! The Lehigh Valley is about to lose its third-biggest publicly-traded company through a $2.8 billion...
  • Student Loan Interest Already Deductible

    Gov. Dannel P. Malloy recently proposed a tax break for people who pay student loan interest [Sept. 10, Page 1, "Help With College Costs: Tax Breaks, Refinancing"]. If he or his advisers had studied Connecticut tax forms, they would see that this tax...
  • Schools Must Teach Financial Literacy

    Schools Must Teach Financial Literacy
    Americans are in debt. You hear it any time you watch CBS or Fox. You read about it whenever you open the newspaper or your Internet browser. It's a consistent topic of conversation. Debt comes in a variety of ways: credit cards, student loans, mortgage...
  • NCAA antitrust ruling barely chips at college sports dysfunction

    NCAA antitrust ruling barely chips at college sports dysfunction
    On Sept. 4, 2010, at Michigan Stadium in Ann Arbor, I was part of what the public address announcer proudly told us was the largest crowd ever to watch a football game anywhere in the world, college or pro. There were 113,090 that day filling the...
  • 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...
  • 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,...
  • 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...
  • College officials study better policies for student-athletes

    WASHINGTON The Knight Commission on Intercollegiate Athletics on Monday held a meeting that took a broad look at what might improve life for college athletes, everything from longer scholarships and extra academic support to care for concussions,...
  • For Hartford Graduate, A $3,000 Gap To College

    For Hartford Graduate, A $3,000 Gap To College
    HARTFORD — DeShawn Hamlet spent the final weeks of summer searching for jobs and preparing himself for a Plan B — putting his college education on hold. Hamlet was the big man at Bulkeley High School, a 6-foot-3 power forward who led the...
  • After Donations, Hartford Graduate Promises To Finish College

    After Donations, Hartford Graduate Promises To Finish College
    HARTFORD — DeShawn Hamlet plans to spend the next few days doing laundry, packing bags, cleaning his room and saying hometown goodbyes. After weeks of doubt, Hamlet is heading back to college. The former Bulkeley High School basketball star said...