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  • FAU, NSU, Broward College to expand veteran services

    FAU, NSU, Broward College to expand veteran services
    Three South Florida colleges have received funding that may command better services for students who are veterans. The Veterans Trust, a non-profit foundation based in Fort Lauderdale, on Friday awarded $25,000 each to Florida Atlantic University,...
  • GOP lawmakers oppose Obama proposal to boost education tax credit, cut college savings plans

    President Barack Obama's proposal to scale back the tax benefits of college savings accounts is running into opposition from Republicans in Congress who say they have no intention of raising taxes on families trying to save money for their children's...
  • Funding 2 years of college is a small price to pay to get educated workers

    Funding 2 years of college is a small price to pay to get educated workers
    President Obama's bold proposal to make two years of community college virtually free is the most encouraging idea for higher education to emerge from Washington in years. Just like the 1862 Morrill Act, which donated land on which to establish great...
  • City honors MLK's legacy

    City honors MLK's legacy
    As part of a weekend-long celebration, Hallandale Beach and the Community Civic Association recently hosted the annual Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Scholarship Gala. More than 120 people came together at the Cultural Community Center to celebrate King's...
  • Free tuition proposal welcomed by local community colleges

    Free tuition proposal welcomed by local community colleges
    As the spring semester gets underway, local community college officials are welcoming President Barack Obama's proposal to offer two tuition-free years of community college to qualifying students nationwide. But questions remain on the plan's specifics...
  • UNC faces new class-action lawsuit over fake classes

    A second class-action lawsuit was filed against UNC on Thursday, this time seeking damages for all scholarship athletes drawn into the fake-class scandal. The NCAA is also listed as a defendant in the lawsuit, which alleges the NCAA and UNC's "abject...
  • Virginia Tech commits to enhancing benefits for athletes

    BLACKSBURG — Virginia Tech has rapidly embraced the enhanced benefits for athletes approved at last week’s NCAA Convention. Unveiled Thursday, the school’s “Pylons of Promise” most prominently assures Hokies athletes,...
  • Sophia Bera: Gen Y tax-saving tips

    Many young taxpayers miss out on tax-saving opportunities because they just aren't aware of them. Here are some tax credits and deductions these folks shouldn't overlook. STUDENT LOAN INTEREST DEDUCTION Education borrowing is a big concern for many...
  • Education notebook: Hampton University to exhibit work of Elizabeth Catlett in honor of 100th birthday

    The Hampton University Museum will show "Elizabeth Catlett: A Celebration of 100 Years" and "Elizabeth Catlett and The Hampton Art Tradition" in the Main Changing Gallery and Blue Room Jan. 30- Nov. 14. "Elizabeth Catlett: A Celebration of 100 Years" is...
  • Terry Savage: Students, parents, fill out FAFSA now! Delay is costly

    Families of millions of high school seniors are about to embark on a time-consuming, invasive, and generally distasteful project: filling out the FAFSA the Free Application for Federal Student Aid. The only thing that is worse than sitting down at your...
  • What your bank owes you: clarity

    What your bank owes you: clarity
    There are dozens of entities devoted to educating you about all things financial. Congress funds a commission and a website, Mymoney.gov. Schools have added “financial literacy” to their curricula. Banks put out pamphlets, and every major...