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  • Big Ten's Delany lays out plan for freshman ineligibility

    Big Ten Commissioner Jim Delany says making freshmen ineligible in college football and basketball could help correct the imbalance between athletics and academics. In a 12-page letter titled "Education First, Athletics Second: The Time for a National...
  • Community events and announcements

    6 to receive full-tuition scholarships Six Lake County students have been named Legacy Foundation's 2015 Lilly Endowment Community Scholars. Each will receive full tuition for four years to the Indiana college or university of his or her choice and a...
  • Children's savings accounts help states create 'college-going culture'

    WASHINGTON Free money for college may sound like an easy sell, but when parents of newborns in Maine were offered a $500 grant for their infants' college education, fewer than half signed up. Even worse, a study found that less educated, lower-income...
  • Experts disagree whether earning a college degree is worth the expense

    Experts disagree whether earning a college degree is worth the expense
    Many high school seniors and their parents are in the throes of deciding which college to attend and figuring out how to pay for it. The biggest question for those in the freshman applicant pool is where to enroll, not whether to go at all. Yet behind...
  • Tulsa scholarship athletes will get up to $2,500 per year from university

    TULSA, Okla. — The University of Tulsa has finalized the cost of attendance figure that the school will pay its student-athletes. The Tulsa World reports the university will pay student-athletes who play full-scholarship sports $2,500 each year...
  • Starbucks to expand online college tuition program

    Starbucks says its workers can now have four years of tuition covered for an online college degree from Arizona State University instead of just two, marking the latest sign that companies are rethinking their treatment of low-wage workers. The Seattle-...
  • Autumn Santos of Warren has athletic career on right track

    Autumn Santos of Warren has athletic career on right track
    We will not know for several years whether the next chapter in Autumn Santos' track career will have a happy ending. What is known is that on Wednesday afternoon, in a meeting room at Warren, it had the happiest of beginnings. It was the celebration...
  • Educated advice: Consider whether value of law degree worth the price

    Dear Mr. Bradshaw: I will be applying to law school this fall and wonder if you have any advice to offer about the admissions process. I have a 3.5 GPA and a 160 LSAT. I would like to apply to an out-of-state school, but the higher tuition would mean...
  • Baseball: Two El Camino Real students receive scholarships from MLB

    El Camino Real students Sasank Chaganty and Blake Sperling are among 20 high school students nationwide being awarded $2,000 college scholarships in recognition for their dedication to community service from the Major League Baseball Players Trust. Each...
  • 3 Lynchburg women charged with student loan fraud

    Three Lynchburg women are charged with submitting fraudulent student aid applications for Liberty University online classes. The indictment was unsealed Tuesday in U.S. District Court in Roanoke. It charges 42-year-old Melinda Smith, 61-year-old...
  • U.S. fines Corinthian Colleges $30 million over false job placement rates

    U.S. fines Corinthian Colleges $30 million over false job placement rates
    The U.S. Department of Education levied a $30-million fine Tuesday against Santa Ana-based Corinthian Colleges Inc., alleging the for-profit college operator recruited students with inflated job placement rates. The fine represents another blow to ailing...