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  • 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,...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Club offers music classes, concerts and scholarships

    More than 60 years ago, a group of Hollywood residents and musicians organized to give back to the community. The Music Club of Hollywood was born, and to this day, it continues to help educate and make music available to a variety of audiences. "We...
  • Margate, garbage hauler award two scholarships

    For the third year in a row, two Margate students will begin the new school year with scholarships from the city and garbage hauler Waste Management. Kavelle Gosine, a freshman student at Emory University, and Demittre Sorenson, enrolled at the...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Families borrowing less for college, report finds

    Families borrowing less for college, report finds
    Americans are borrowing less for college, and instead relying more on savings and income, a study from a student lender found. In the 2013-2014 school year, the typical family paid 22% of the total college cost through borrowing, according to Sallie...
  • Families say 'no' to expensive colleges

    Families say 'no' to expensive colleges
    The practice of choosing the college you adore, and paying whatever it takes to go there, is eroding as more families turn down schools they consider too pricey. Families are becoming deliberate about analyzing college costs and have been adopting...
  • Parents of disabled kids sign up for new scholarships

    Parents of disabled kids sign up for new scholarships
    In public school, Jen Goodwin's 11-year-old son, who has Asperger's syndrome, made solid academic gains but struggled with a "loud and overwhelming" campus. In a smaller private school, the boy thrived socially but started to lose ground academically....
  • Who's eligible for new scholarship?

    Students are eligible for a new Personal Learning Scholarship Account if they have autism, cerebral palsy, Down syndrome, an intellectual disability, Prader-Willi syndrome or spina bifida. Incoming kindergarten students considered "high-risk" because of...