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  • 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-...
  • Corinthian Colleges to end operations, close remaining schools

    Corinthian Colleges to end operations, close remaining schools
    After years of government investigations, Corinthian Colleges Inc. will shut down more than two dozen of its remaining schools, displacing more than 10,000 students. The move ends the turmoil at what was once one of the nation's largest for-profit college...
  • Corinthian Colleges to close its remaining schools, effective Monday

    Corinthian Colleges to close its remaining schools, effective Monday
    Corinthian Colleges Inc., the troubled Orange County for-profit college operator, announced Sunday that it will end operations and close its remaining schools, affecting more than 16,000 students in California and other states. In the wake of state...
  • State budget cuts to hit students, sickle cell patients

     State budget cuts to hit students, sickle cell patients
    Weeks after Gov. Bruce Rauner and lawmakers in Springfield struck a deal to cut $300 million in spending across much of state government, the effects of that deal are starting to take hold. As many as 3,000 college students will lose out on grants for...
  • 4 things you should do after you're accepted to college

    It's that time of year again. Acceptance letters have arrived and many seniors are posting their future plans all over Facebook. But what happens next? Between confusing financial aid paperwork, your family's nonstop questions and figuring out where you...