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  • 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...
  • Celebs donate $500,000 scholarships to students on UNCF show

    Anthony Anderson can recall when he worried about scrounging up money to pay for the rest of his college tuition, food and housing while attending Howard University. Now the "Black-ish" star wants to help students avoid the same struggle. The actor-...
  • Collin Gray and Brice Hardesty turn skating passion into business

    Collin Gray and Brice Hardesty turn skating passion into business
    North Carroll High School students Collin Gray and Brice Hardesty are two friends who share a passion for skateboarding. They have turned their love of the activity into a business called Goblin Skate, which earned them a spot as finalists in the second...
  • Retirement or kid's college? Better choice might surprise you.

    Retirement or kid's college? Better choice might surprise you.
    No parent wants to be the bad guy. But as they try to figure out whether they should let their children say yes to college acceptances that have just arrived, parents may wonder if they dare give the go-ahead. For many families, the choice between an...
  • Shortfall may limit voucher growth this fall

    Shortfall may limit voucher growth this fall
    Expansion of a state program that pays private-school tuition for children in low-income families may be slowed this fall by an unexpected problem — fundraising woes. The state's Florida Tax Credit Scholarship program relies on corporate donations...
  • The debt that comes with that college degree

    The debt that comes with that college degree
    Magid, a porter who often works past 10 p.m. in my apartment building, removes a folded piece of paper from his shirt pocket. He has worn his eldest daughter's college acceptances like boutonnieres. The May 1 deadline is looming. A decision must be made...
  • Avon Dollars For Scholars Holds Comedy Night Fundraiser

    AVON — Avon Dollars for Scholars will host its second "Comedy for a Cause" on May 9 to raise money for the college scholarships it gives out each year, the organization has announced. The upcoming event will be at the Golf Club of Avon, which is at...
  • Cal State study will explore student food and housing needs

    Cal State study will explore student food and housing needs
    There is no doubt that hunger and homelessness is a reality for some California State University students, and now the school system is attempting to chart the depths of those needs. The one-year project will probe the scope of food and housing...