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  • Parents ask to intervene in voucher lawsuit

    Parents ask to intervene in voucher lawsuit
    Parents using school vouchers to send their children to private school -- including an Orlando mother of three -- want to intervene in a lawsuit that challenges the constitutionality of the taxpayer-funded program. Attorneys for the 15 parents filed a...
  • How undocumented students pay for college

    How undocumented students pay for college
    Zitlalli Roman has a job, an internship and an eye on getting a master's degree—maybe even a Ph.D. What she doesn't have is a Social Security number. Roman, a 24-year-old Northeastern Illinois University student, immigrated to the Chicago area...
  • CIBA Students To Compete For National Scholarships

    CIBA Students To Compete For National Scholarships
    EAST HARTFORD — Two students at the Connecticut International Baccalaureate Academy are in the running for scholarships from the National Merit Scholarship Corp. William Reid, a senior, was named a semifinalist for the 2015 National Merit...
  • About Liliam Lopez, president, South Florida Hispanic Chamber of Commerce

    About Liliam Lopez, president, South Florida Hispanic Chamber of Commerce
    Liliam M. López is a co-founder of the South Florida Hispanic Chamber of Commerce (SFLHCC) in 1994 and the South Florida Hispanic Chamber of Commerce Foundation serving as President/CEO of both organizations. Through her leadership, the SFLHCC has...
  • Community Colleges Receive Federal Grant to Develop Manufacturing Programs

    Community Colleges Receive Federal Grant to Develop Manufacturing Programs
    Connecticut's community colleges and Charter Oak State College have been awarded a federal grant to launch a new initiative to promote manufacturing. The $15 million grant from the U.S. Department of Labor will fund an expansion of the Connecticut...
  • Immigration status no roadblock to college

    Immigration status no roadblock to college
    A foundation whose leaders include Commerce Secretary Penny Pritzker is launching a partnership Monday with a charter school network to provide $3 million in college scholarships to 70 Chicago high school seniors whose immigration status is undocumented....
  • 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...
  • West Boca grad scholarship settles Cornell suit

    Cornell University has agreed to set up a perpetual scholarship in memory of a West Boca High School graduate in a last-minute settlement of a 2010 federal lawsuit brought by his father. The terms of the settlement were reached before a Sept. 29 trial...
  • 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...