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  • Florida editorial roundup

    Recent editorials from Florida newspapers: April 27 Miami Herald on the for-profit school industry: That the for-profit school industry is grinding out defeat, debt and joblessness — along with certificates of completion — is egregious...
  • DEEP: Don't Feed The Bears

    CANTON — State environmental officials say that "a fed bear is a dead bear" and they, along with a local resident, are hoping that more people in the area get that message. Bear sightings are common in Canton and most other towns in the...
  • Students left hanging after Corinthian closes remaining campuses

    Students left hanging after Corinthian closes remaining campuses
    Two days of class and an internship were all that stood between Leticia Ruiz and a medical assisting degree — a credential she now knows she'll never get. Her school, Everest College-Alhambra, abruptly shut down Sunday along with two dozen other...
  • No. 1 singles Herrera serves up a scholarship winner

    No. 1 singles Herrera serves up a scholarship winner
    The Herrera family knows all about traveling distances. So it's no surprise that Leyden's Thomas Herrera has come a long way in his four seasons of playing tennis for the Eagles. He was on JV as a freshman — his first year playing tennis —...
  • 3000 students not receiving MAP grants due to budget cuts

    An Illinois Student Assistance Commission official says even a small setback for paying for school can prevent a financially needy student from completing a degree. Katharine Gricevich (GRISS'-uh-vitch) told the Senate higher education committee...
  • Community: Realtors bestow $42K in scholarship awards

    High school seniors considering a variety of careers including engineering, medicine, politics and law received scholarships from the Burbank Assn. of Realtors during a recent breakfast meeting at the Burbank Realtors Hall. The $42,000 distributed to the...
  • Committee Eliminates Money For New Charter Schools

    Committee Eliminates Money For New Charter Schools
    HARTFORD — The legislature's appropriations committee offered a version of the state budget Monday that brought mixed news for students, ranging from the inclusion of funding for extended-day programs in the neediest school districts and...
  • Treasurer report finds fault in internship, scholarship programs

    Treasurer report finds fault in internship, scholarship programs
    An independent review of the Illinois state treasurer's office released Monday found problems with internship hiring that favored those with political connections and other programs in need of overhaul. Democrat Mike Frerichs, having reached the...
  • Manchester Superintendent Outlines State Grant Application

    Manchester Superintendent Outlines State Grant Application
    MANCHESTER — Superintendent Matt Geary on Monday outlined how the schools will spend an expected $3.86 million state grant, including the hiring of 18 elementary school science teachers. Geary described the district's Alliance Grant application...
  • Harwood Heights Village Board briefs: Buona Beef construction starting soon

    The following items were discussed and/or action was taken at the Harwood Heights Village Board meeting on April 23. Construction for new Buona Beef restaurant to begin soon The developers behind a new Buona Beef restaurant coming to Harwood Heights...
  • Corinthian closing its last schools; 10,000 California students displaced

    Corinthian closing its last schools; 10,000 California students displaced
    After years of government investigations, Corinthian Colleges Inc. will shut down more than two dozen of its remaining schools, displacing more than 10,000 California students. The move ends the turmoil at what was once one of the nation's largest for-...