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  • 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...
  • Good schools deserve investment [Commentary]

    Good schools deserve investment [Commentary]
    This weekend over 700 people were scheduled to attend our 6th annual Archdiocese of Baltimore Gala to raise money for students who otherwise could not afford to attend a Catholic school in the Archdiocese. Since its inception, the gala has raised more...
  • California strikes a blow for research open access -- but pulls its punch

    California strikes a blow for research open access -- but pulls its punch
    The idea underlying the open access movement in academia is a simple one: most scientific research is funded by the public through federal or state grants. So why should reports of that research be handed over to commercial publishers, which then charge...
  • Art scholarship for Gloucester High School seniors

    Gloucester Arts on Main recently announced a scholarship opportunity for graduating seniors at Gloucester High School. The $1,000 scholarship is available through the Phoenix Art Group, a non-profit dedicated to helping art students in Gloucester...
  • Avon VFW Post Sponsors Contests In Schools

    AVON — The Gildo Consolini Post 3272 of the Veterans of Foreign Wars has announced that it is sponsoring public speaking and essay contests for students from Avon and Canton who are in middle and high school. In both contests, the deadline for...
  • 'Anything but law school' for suburban teacher

    'Anything but law school' for suburban teacher
    Not going to law school really paid off for Louise Kelly. Kelly, a 37-year-old music teacher, is the winner of the inaugural "Anything but Law School" scholarship from local attorney Matthew Willens. "Oh my gosh, I'm elated," said Kelly, who teaches...
  • How will generous gift to high school graduate affect financial aid?

    How will generous gift to high school graduate affect financial aid?
    Dear Liz: Our grandson's stellar high school performance and his family financial situation were such that he was admitted to his state university with grants sufficient to pay all school fees, including room and board, with no loans or work-study. His...
  • Uncle Sam won't forget about your student loans

     Uncle Sam won't forget about your student loans
    Want to spot the "no exit" of painful debt? It's your student loans. If you borrow for college and find yourself unable to pay at some point, you won't be able to escape the loans. Student loans aren’t automatically discharged in bankruptcy...
  • Two Laguna seniors named National Merit semifinalists

    The Laguna Beach Unified School District recognized two Laguna Beach High School seniors who were recently named National Merit Scholarship Corporation semifinalists. Aviva Meyers and Grant Barton are two of about 16,000 students nationwide to be...
  • Ask Kim: How are custodial accounts taxed?

    I read your column on how to get kids started in stocks (http://www.kiplinger.com/links/stockskids) and had two follow-up questions: How are children's custodial accounts taxed? Do I need to use the account for educational expenses? Custodial accounts --...
  • CPS grads can qualify for new city college scholarships

    CPS grads can qualify for new city college scholarships
    Qualified graduates of Chicago's public high schools will be eligible for a free ride at one of the city's seven community colleges under a scholarship program announced today by Mayor Rahm Emanuel and City Colleges of Chicago Chancellor Cheryl Hyman....