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  • Save big bucks in college aid with these FAFSA tips

    If you hope to score any need-based aid, you must complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid. Many families assume they won't receive aid and don't bother to file the form. Even if you are certain you fall in the "no-need" category, it is...
  • Top US colleges like Yale, Harvard seek Chinese students from outside the economic elite

    Widely regarded overseas as places only for children of the rich and powerful, top American universities like Yale and Harvard are increasing efforts to attract the best international students, regardless of their financial backgrounds. With more...
  • Around Town: Grant helps buy specialized playground equipment

    The R.H. Dana Exceptional Needs Facility recently held a ceremony to celebrate the addition of specialized playground equipment funded in part by a $25,000 grant from the Assistance League of Laguna Beach. The enhanced equipment will allow all...
  • The future of the community college

    The future of the community college
    President Barack Obama floated an ambitious idea last week: No-cost community college. "Put simply, what I'd like to do is see the first two years of community college free for everybody who is willing to work for it," Obama said. The president...
  • Sojourner-Douglass sued for failing to pay rent on Arundel campus

    Sojourner-Douglass sued for failing to pay rent on Arundel campus
    Sojourner-Douglass College is being sued by the owner of its Edgewater campus property for failure to pay rent, according to school officials and the plaintiff's attorney. The lawsuit, filed last month in Anne Arundel County District Court, is the...
  • Private School Listings

    TRI-COUNTY Paladin Academy Paladin Academy is a K-12 private school for talented students with mild learning challenges. The program is accredited through the Southern Association of Colleges & Schools (SACS CASI), an accrediting division of AdvancED. ...
  • BJ's foundation awards grants, and other company news

    BJ's foundation awards grants BJ's Charitable Foundation recently announced the donation of four grants totaling $20,500 to Pennsylvania nonprofits, including Community Action Committee of the Lehigh Valley and Lehigh Valley Children's Centers Inc....
  • Mr. Obama's 529 brouhaha

    Rarely does a president flip-flop on an initiative presented in the State of the Union address as quickly as Barack Obama did this week. He reversed himself on 529 college savings plans on Tuesday, which was just seven days after his speech to the nation....
  • Parkland won't pre-approve Lehigh Carbon Community College's expansion plan

    Parkland won't pre-approve Lehigh Carbon Community College's expansion plan
    Lehigh Carbon Community College got the necessary school district pre-approvals to expand, but it did so without the blessing of the Parkland School District. The Parkland School Board voted 8-0 on Tuesday against a resolution that would allow LCCC to...
  • Northampton Community College asks Saucon Valley for 3 percent increase in district's contribution

    Northampton Community College asks Saucon Valley for 3 percent increase in district's contribution
    Northampton Community College has asked the Saucon Valley School District for a 3-percent increase in the district's contribution this year. NCC President Mark Erickson told the school board Tuesday night that the college's request to the district is...
  • One small attempt at tax reform illustrates the challenges ahead

    One small attempt at tax reform illustrates the challenges ahead
    Both the White House and new Republican leaders have mentioned tax reform as an area of possible progress in the new Congress, but the short life and unhappy fate of one small provision the Obama administration proposed shows why that talk is unlikely...