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  • Connecticut Ranks Sixth In Nation For Student Loan Debt

    Connecticut Ranks Sixth In Nation For Student Loan Debt
    Connecticut ranked sixth in the nation in average student loan debt for 2013 graduates, according to a new report that found national debt levels are rising for students earning bachelor's degrees. At $30,191, Connecticut's average student debt was...
  • Senate leader offers alternative to UC tuition hike proposal

    Concerned that a surge in out-of-state students at the University of California may put residents at a disadvantage, Senate leader Kevin de León (D-Los Angeles) on Thursday called for UC administrators to significantly boost tuition for nonresidents. In...
  • Hartford Stage Plans Autism-Friendly 'Christmas Carol' Performance

    Hartford Stage Plans Autism-Friendly 'Christmas Carol' Performance
    Hartford Stage will be entertaining a special audience for those on the autism spectrum for one performance of "A Christmas Carol — A Ghost Story of Christmas." The theater will host its first a "sensory-friendly" performance of its annual holiday...
  • Top 25: What corporate America is reading � October 2014

    1. "People Tools for Business" By Alan Fox, Select Books 2. "Exponential Organizations: Why New Organizations Are Ten Times Better, Faster, and Cheaper Than Yours (and What to Do about It)" By Salim Ismail, Michael S Malone, Yuri Van Geest, Diversion...
  • College tuition hikes slowing, report says

     College tuition hikes slowing, report says
    Families remain justifiably concerned about paying for college, but there may be cause for some relief, according to a new national report. Though college tuition and fee prices still outpaced the rate of inflation in the past year, the average...
  • Student borrowing is down as tuition rises more slowly, study finds

    Student borrowing is down as tuition rises more slowly, study finds
    Challenging the widely held fears that student debt continues to grow monstrously, new data show some financial good news for college students, particularly for those in California. A College Board study released Thursday says that average student...
  • Low-income Baltimoreans can get help with energy bills at Saturday expo

    Low-income Baltimore residents can get help in applying for energy assistance grants from Baltimore Gas and Electric representatives at an expo on Saturday. The expo will be held from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Coppin State University's Talon Center, 500...
  • Frankel proposes legislation to help student veterans

    Frankel proposes legislation to help student veterans
    Florida Congresswoman Lois Frankel is on a mission to help veterans move more easily from combat to college. On the eve of Veterans Day, Frankel visited Florida Atlantic University Monday to seek input on legislation she's sponsoring that could help...
  • Florida begins study on college affordability

    Florida begins study on college affordability
    New College of Florida enrolls a bigger percentage of students from well-off families than any other state university while Florida A & M University enrolls the biggest percentage from low-income families. This data on student-family wealth is among the...
  • U.S. targets for-profit colleges that saddle students with high debt

    U.S. targets for-profit colleges that saddle students with high debt
    The Obama administration is stepping up regulation of for-profit career colleges, announcing rules that could cut off federal funding to institutions that leave students with massive debts they can't repay. The U.S. Department of Education's effort,...
  • Educators, business leaders launch partnership

    Glendale Community College on Wednesday hosted the launch of a new partnership between businesses in the Verdugo region and educators in the Burbank and Glendale school districts, the college and Cal State Northridge to build pathways for students...