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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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Once-mighty Corinthian Colleges chain is at the end of its run

    MIAMI When Marcela Cash visited the Pompano Beach campus of Everest University recently, the for-profit school wooed the Fort Lauderdale woman with promises of a good new job as a medical assistant. School reps touted their job placement department, and...
  • READER SUBMITTED: Post University Awards Scholarship

    Krystie L. Seese, of Naugatuck, was awarded a full tuition scholarship to any online graduate degree program offered by Post University through the Miss Connecticut Scholarship Corporation at the organization's annual awards brunch on Sunday, June 29. The...
  • Awards, honors for Lehigh Valley residents

    Ian Carey, Salisbury High School; Amanda Hillegas, Saucon Valley High School; Andrew Nosti, Palmerton High School; Helen O'Connor, Carbon Career & Technical Institute; Nicole Overby, Bethlehem Catholic High School; Cayce Pope, Jim Thorpe High School;...
  • The future of universities: The digital degree

    From Oxford's quads to Harvard Yard and many a steel and glass palace of higher education in between, exams are giving way to holidays. As students consider life after graduation, universities are facing questions about their own future. The higher-...
  • Is this the worst Congress ever?

    Is this the worst Congress ever?
    This will be a short rant, as we prepare to head off to celebrate the birth of our nation with fireworks, barbeques and the usual trappings of summer. In spite of the celebratory mood, I am troubled by the unrelenting incompetence of the U.S. Congress....
  • READER SUBMITTED: Canton Dollars For Scholars Awards 2014 Grads

    Fifteen deserving students received scholarships from Canton Dollars for Scholars on Tuesday, June 10. Each year, Canton Dollars for Scholars joins Canton High School at their awards ceremony to distribute scholarships to high school seniors residing in...