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  • Florida's lawmakers leading charge to reform higher ed

    Higher education is failing. In Florida, more than 50 percent of students enrolled in four-year institutions have loan debt, a burden that averages out to more than $22,000 per student. Ten percent of young people in our state are unemployed and...
  • Club offers music classes, concerts and scholarships

    More than 60 years ago, a group of Hollywood residents and musicians organized to give back to the community. The Music Club of Hollywood was born, and to this day, it continues to help educate and make music available to a variety of audiences. "We...
  • Hollywood chamber event benefits scholarship fund

    Grapes for Grades, which benefits the Hollywood Florida Scholarship Foundation, is back for its 12th year on Sept. 19. The event, presented by the Greater Hollywood Chamber of Commerce, includes wine tasting, food from local restaurants, live music, a...
  • Free Speech and free tuition on campus

    I'm going back to the Berkeley campus next week for the 50th reunion of the Free Speech Movement. You may have heard in some history class about Mario Savio and the first student sit-in of the '60s. That was us FSMers at Berkeley. It will be a little...
  • Margate, garbage hauler award two scholarships

    For the third year in a row, two Margate students will begin the new school year with scholarships from the city and garbage hauler Waste Management. Kavelle Gosine, a freshman student at Emory University, and Demittre Sorenson, enrolled at the...
  • Orange schools co-winner of nation's biggest urban education prize

    Orange schools co-winner of nation's biggest urban education prize
    For Orange County Public Schools, co-winning the Broad Prize for Urban Education means more than just prestige — it also comes with $500,000 in college scholarships for the Class of 2015. The nation's top prize for urban schools, which was...
  • Bright Futures cuts prompt call for more tuition aid

    Bright Futures cuts prompt call for more tuition aid
    Florida should spend $45 million next year on college financial aid to make up for deep cuts to its popular Bright Futures scholarship program, university officials say, or many disadvantaged students might be shut out of a higher education. The number...
  • About Liliam Lopez, president, South Florida Hispanic Chamber of Commerce

    About Liliam Lopez, president, South Florida Hispanic Chamber of Commerce
    Liliam M. López is a co-founder of the South Florida Hispanic Chamber of Commerce (SFLHCC) in 1994 and the South Florida Hispanic Chamber of Commerce Foundation serving as President/CEO of both organizations. Through her leadership, the SFLHCC has...
  • Student loan debt is not just a young person's problem

    Think long and hard before taking on debt to pay for your child's college education. Those loans could come back to haunt you in your retirement years. A look at new data from two reports suggests that many aging baby boomer parents are having trouble...
  • Reduce college costs while in high school

    Reduce college costs while in high school
    College is a significant investment and how to pay for it can be a major source of concern for parents and students. However, there are ways to reduce the amount of debt you take on when preparing for higher education. Outstanding student loan debt...
  • Family finances: the best way to save for college

    For most parents, saving for college feels like climbing to the summit of a very tall mountain. And it doesn't help that the path keeps getting steeper; tuition hikes have far exceeded inflation over the past several decades. Luckily, tools are available...