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  • Voucher advocates launch campaign against lawsuit

    Voucher advocates launch campaign against lawsuit
    Backers of Florida's Tax-Credit Scholarship Program -- the state's largest school voucher program -- have launched a campaign condemning the lawsuit that challenges its constitutionality. The "save our scholarships" effort includes a TV commercial...
  • U.S. student loan debt is not killing homeownership

    LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Is surging student debt really preventing an entire generation from becoming first-time homebuyers? That's true, to an extent, but also mischaracterizes education debt as holding most people back, rather than helping them get...
  • Manchester High Hosts Financial Aid Night Thursday

    Manchester High Hosts Financial Aid Night Thursday
    MANCHESTER — The Manchester High School guidance department is to host a Financial Aid Night on Thursday. Set for 6:30 p.m. in the school's Bailey Auditorium, the event is to include information on college scholarships, completing the Free...
  • 5 myths about student financial aid

    It's time for thoughts about college applications, which means students are filled with anxiety over whether they will get into their dream school, quickly followed by their (and their parents') panic over how they will pay for it. For those already in...
  • GHS junior spearheads plan for anti-drug program

    Griswold High School junior Isabel Poole said the local upswing in drug abuse has touched her circle of friends. "I'm concerned about drugs. I know people personally [who have been involved with drugs]. I know what it does to them, and it's never good."...
  • School choice scholarships: Not about public vs. private

    The teachers-union officials who want a court to shut down scholarships for economically disadvantaged students in Florida are treating private schools as though they are enemies, but they haven't visited mine. At Potter's House Academy in Orlando, we're...
  • New law protects kids' identities: New Voices

    Did you know that each year in Florida, more than 50,000 children have their identities stolen? I didn't know that either, until it happened to me. I grew up in Orlando and lived in several different homes. I spent my entire childhood and some teen...
  • Avon Free Public Library Hosts College Fair

    AVON — A college fair will be on Oct. 25 from noon to 3 p.m. at the Avon Free Public Library, according to an announcement from the library. The event is free and open to teenagers from seventh through 12th grades and their parents. People can...
  • Parents seek to intervene in voucher lawsuit

    Parents seek to intervene in voucher lawsuit
    Parents using school vouchers to send their children to private school want to intervene in a lawsuit that challenges the constitutionality of the taxpayer-funded program. Attorneys for the 15 parents filed a motion today asking a judge to allow them...
  • Advisors work to freeze 'summer melt,' get students to college

    Advisors work to freeze 'summer melt,' get students to college
    JanicaRose Buensuceso had planned to leave Orange County and attend college at Cal State East Bay in Northern California. Then family and financial problems emerged in the weeks after she graduated from Los Amigos High School, making the move increasingly...
  • Get government out of student loans

    Get government out of student loans
    Yesenia Duarte's parents are Mexican immigrants. Her family works long hours in construction and at a factory to make ends meet. At an early age, Duarte set her sights on college. But come enrollment time, she faced a dilemma: either sign up for...