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  • Bright Futures keep dimming for Florida students

    Bright Futures keep dimming for Florida students
    Seventeen years ago, Florida made a promise to its high-school students: If you work hard and make good grades, the state will help you take the next step. The deal came in the form of the Bright Futures scholarships, which help students pay tuition...
  • Mundelein H.S. annex will shore up STEM instruction

    Mundelein H.S. annex will shore up STEM instruction
    Mundelein High School officials say an approved $21.8 million, 25-classroom annex will arm college-bound students with greater knowledge of science, technology, engineering and math. Principal Anthony Kroll said the investment was made in STEM curricula...
  • National Merit Scholars announced

    Students from Irvine, Newport Beach, Fountain Valley and Laguna Beach were among 1,600 National Merit Scholarship winners announced as part of the organization's third round of scholarships for the year. The awards, announced Monday, will provide...
  • Lindsey M. Burke: Breaks for student borrowers do nothing to cut college costs

    Federal lawmakers have been trying for decades to reduce the burden of paying for college. Congress has significantly expanded lending, lifted caps on borrowing, and cut interest rates on federal student loans. Parents even became eligible to take out...
  • Students and economy benefit from college loan repayment flexibility

    Andy McCracken's family faced a sobering choice. After his mother was diagnosed with breast cancer, the money his parents had spent years saving to send him to college would go to save her life. Fortunately, Andy's mother is in remission today, and Andy...
  • New Britain Community Foundation Awards $175,000 In Scholarships

    NEW BRITAIN - The Community Foundation of Greater New Britain announced recently that it has awarded 56 students more than $175,830, the most in its history of longer than 70 years. Four students each received two awards, making the total of...
  • Corinthian boosted figures to obtain federal funds

    Corinthian boosted figures to obtain federal funds
    After wrapping up a nine-month electrician training program at Everest College-San Bernardino in 2011, Kenneth Dewar hoped to get the career placement assistance he had been promised. Then he spotted his own photo on a campus wall featuring...
  • CCSU Scholarship Program Aids Students in STEM Fields

    NEW BRITAIN — Working 30 hours a week while trying to earn a degree in physics and math was no easy task for Jeremy Bradford. Now a 33-year-old graduate of Central Connecticut State University, Bradford is now a Ph.D. student at Yale. Bradford...
  • An undeserved debt [Commentary]

    An undeserved debt [Commentary]
    How competent is your 18-year old? Do you trust him or her with your credit card? How about the brand new family car? Better yet, do you think he is competent enough to take out several thousands of dollars of debt with a few pen strokes? Education...
  • Illinois attorney general suing over student loans

    Illinois attorney general suing over student loans
    Illinois Attorney General Lisa Madigan will announce lawsuits today against companies she says are guilty of student loan debt scams. The lawsuits, which Madigan will discuss at a morning news conference at the Thompson Center, are the first of their...
  • Getting Started: Online calculators can assist with many financial choices

    Ever wonder how much home you can afford, if there's room in your budget for a new car or how big of a nest egg you need to retire? The answers to these questions are rarely exact, but an abundance of online financial calculators promises to help you get...