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  • Annual breakfast promotes college education

    Annual breakfast promotes college education
    GARY --Nearly 500 people came together Wednesday for the second annual United Negro College Fund breakfast sponsored by Mayor Karen Freeman-Wilson at the Genesis Convention Center. "Since the council's inception, $400,000 has been raised to provide...
  • Sojourner-Douglass College loses bid to keep accreditation

    Sojourner-Douglass College loses bid to keep accreditation
    Sojourner-Douglass College has lost its appeal to reclaim accreditation, and state officials said Thursday they would assist the troubled Baltimore-based school in helping students transfer to other institutions. The Middle States Commission on Higher...
  • #FirstTimeBuyers: How Much Should I Spend on My Car?

     
    As a first-time buyer, how much car can you afford, and what's a responsible price target? Related: More #FirstTimeBuyers Advice Budgets are important, especially when you're buying a car. As with all things financial, of course, there's a debate over.......
  • U. of I. looks to freeze tuition. Take a cue from Purdue.

    U. of I. looks to freeze tuition. Take a cue from Purdue.
    More Illinois students have gulped hard at the rocketing cost of a University of Illinois diploma, which is up 71 percent in a decade. The number of accepted in-state applicants who decide to enroll at the university has declined. They're going elsewhere,...
  • Lehigh Valley community colleges welcome Obama's free-tuition plan

    Lehigh Valley community colleges welcome Obama's free-tuition plan
    WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama unveiled a proposal Friday to provide free community college education, a move that Lehigh Valley educators said would especially help students who don't qualify for government aid and work multiple jobs to pay...
  • Finally, UC gets budget attention

    Finally, UC gets budget attention
    There's nothing like a possible tuition increase at the University of California to stir things up. Students rush out to protest; regents and politicians, parents and professors engage in robust — sometimes enraged — debate. And finally, if...
  • Obama's free community college plan inspired by Chicago program

    The White House on Thursday announced a proposal that President Barack Obama said would make community college "free for everybody who is willing to work for it." But administration officials provided no details about the program's costs or where the...
  • President Obama pitches free community college plan at Tennessee school

    President Obama pitches free community college plan at Tennessee school
    President Obama traveled to this Southern city Friday to sell his new proposal for making community college as widely available as high school, the culmination of a tour outside Washington to promote policy initiatives aimed at the middle class. In...
  • Grant sought to continue work on Whitewater Park

    The Town of Windham will be submitting a grant proposal in mid-November seeking federal funds to continue work on a proposed park off the Willimantic River on Bridge Street in downtown Willimantic. According to Windham Town Planner James Finger, Eastern...
  • College Financial Aid Session For Manchester Students

    College Financial Aid Session For Manchester Students
    MANCHESTER — A local foundation is to hold a financial aid night for high school juniors and seniors on Jan. 6. The guest speaker for the event at East Catholic High School will be Carolyn Karno, owner of a consulting company that provides college...
  • With one small tax, America could insure the next generation a brighter future

    With one small tax, America could insure the next generation a brighter future
    Nothing is more central to the American dream than equality of opportunity. In today's world, that usually means a college education — and, for most families, the challenge of paying for it. Congress could help meet that challenge. It could pass a...