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  • Indiana sees gain in students meeting financial aid deadline

    The Indiana Commission for Higher Education says more Hoosier students have completed their financial aid applications on time this year. The commission reported Thursday that about 9,000 more high school seniors submitted their Free Application for...
  • Front Burner: Free community college: Good plan?

    Front Burner: Free community college: Good plan?
    There's no such thing as a free lunch. Yet, if President Obama is able to execute a Jedi mind trick on the Republican-majority Congress and convince lawmakers to go along with an ambitious plan of his, there just might be two years of free community...
  • Immigrant students start hunger strike for NY Dream Act

    About 50 immigrant students who live illegally in New York state have started a hunger strike after a proposal that would allow them to apply for state financial aid for college was not included in the state's budget, some of the students said Wednesday....
  • Rotary scholarship gives juvenile probationers a second chance

    Rotary scholarship gives juvenile probationers a second chance
    High school seniors have just two months before graduation, and the Mundelein-Vernon Hills Rotary Club is now offering its annual $27,000 in scholarships to help pay for college or vocational training. This year's allotment of money includes one new and...
  • Bankruptcy is not the answer to student loan debt

    Having a bankruptcy flagged in your credit file can make obtaining a credit card, taking out a car loan or applying for a home mortgage a non-starter for years. It can also impact your ability to land a job. Yet, in a move that's certain to be closely...
  • School Notes for March 22

    School Notes for March 22
    School events, scholarships, honors and more. Libertyville Honor: Highland Middle School is being designated an Illinois Horizon Schools to Watch for 2015, the highest and most prestigious honor given by the Association of Illinois Middle-Grade...
  • Some question size of UCF's endowment

    Some question size of UCF's endowment
    Even as the University of Central Florida has transformed from a commuter school into the second-biggest institution in the country, some alumni are concerned its endowment is lagging behind. The UCF Foundation's endowment, used to help pay for...
  • Andre Reed back in town to speak at Khalouf Memorial Scholarship banquet

    Former Dieruff High, Kutztown University and Buffalo Bills star, and of course, newly-minted Pro Football Hall of Famer, Andre Reed will be back in the Lehigh Valley this weekend. He will be the keynote speaker at Sunday night's Danny Khalouf Memorial...
  • Money-smart kids: How you can help your adult kids save

    Moody's Analytics chief economist, Mark Zandi, made news recently when he reported that the millennial generation is the only age cohort with a negative savings rate. So, maybe it's time to offer advice on how young adults can boost their savings and what...
  • Enfield edition community news

    Enfield Badgers finish strong season ENFIELD - The Enfield Badgers (St. Bernard's JV girls' basketball team ) just completed an outstanding season. These girls played their hearts out. Champions in the Manchester League with an overall of 15-0, they...
  • East Hartford edition community news

    East Hartford Adult and Continuing Education awarded mini-grant EAST HARTFORD - East Hartford Adult and Continuing Education was recently awarded a $500 mini-grant from the East Hartford School Business Partnerships to host two "Community Reading and...