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  • Q&A: More students will be eligible for school vouchers

    Q&A: More students will be eligible for school vouchers
    More Florida students soon will be eligible for private-school vouchers under controversial legislation recently signed into law by Gov. Rick Scott. Here are the details: Q. What does the new law do? The new law expands the Tax-Credit Scholarship...
  • READER SUBMITTED: Tunxis Graduate Named To All-Connecticut Academic Team

    Tunxis Community College graduate Lina Matthews of Bristol was one of 12 outstanding students from the Connecticut Community Colleges to be named to the All-Connecticut Academic Team during a recognition ceremony held this spring at the State Capitol....
  • READER SUBMITTED: Ten Connecticut Students to Receive College Scholarships As Lieberman Scholars

    The Joe Lieberman Connecticut Scholarship Fund announced today that five Connecticut students who are headed to college in the fall will be the second class to receive scholarships from the Fund, which was launched a year ago. In addition, five students...
  • Leesburg's Elizabeth Fechtel gears up for spotlight after being crowned Miss Florida

    LEESBURG — Spending time at mom and dad's house during her summer break from UF is the most perfect setting for Elizabeth Fechtel as she prepares for the next year in the spotlight and all that comes with being Miss Florida. The 20-year-old...
  • Seminole Ridge grad gets $50,000 scholarship

    Observing the one-year anniversary since they lost their general manager Ken Day at the age of 56, Boca Raton Airport Authority staff introduced the first scholarship recipient in his name. "It was a sad time a year ago… but we wanted Ken's...
  • State budget, slew of new laws take effect Tuesday

    State budget, slew of new laws take effect Tuesday
    TALLAHASSEE — On Tuesday, the state's largest-ever, $77 billion budget goes into effect, along with 157 other bills approved by the Legislature and signed by Gov. Rick Scott. The laws range from the "Florida GI Bill" intended to make Florida the...
  • Review: 'Ivory Tower' ★★★★

    Review: 'Ivory Tower' ★★★&#9733
    Is college, specifically the elite four-year residential model, overrated? Is it worth its ever-increasing cost? Has it been oversold as the key to a child's brighter future? The stimulating documentary "Ivory Tower" asks all these tough questions and,...
  • READER SUBMITTED: SMSA PTO Scholarship Winners Featured At Senior Awards Night

    The end of the school year is always full of accolades and superlatives, especially for high school seniors. Many fond memories were cemented for the Class of 2014 at the Sport and Medical Sciences Academy (SMSA). The award-winning Hartford Public...
  • How to keep student loan payments manageable

    How to keep student loan payments manageable
    Your first glance at your student loan debt after college is likely to be a nauseating encounter. So if you are like a lot of graduates, you may stick the paperwork in a drawer and try not think about it. Or you might sign up for payments without giving...
  • After graduation, target your financial education

     After graduation, target your financial education
    Recent college graduates are holding newly minted diplomas that say they mastered college. Now it's time for grads to master their financial life. Getting off to a good start is like taking the prerequisite courses in high school that made it possible...
  • New tuition policy expected to benefit South Florida

    Only a few hundred students are expected to initially enroll in South Florida universities as a result of new legislation aiding undocumented immigrants with tuition breaks, but for them it's a major milestone. "It's an incredible feeling," said Brayan...