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  • Boynton Woman's Club plans Runway for Scholarships Fashion Show, luncheon

    Boynton Woman's Club plans Runway for Scholarships Fashion Show, luncheon
    The Boynton Woman's Club kicks off its 2014-2015 season this month with its annual fashion show, a fundraiser for its scholarship fund. The club, whose building was recently designated as an historical building by the city of Boynton Beach, raises money...
  • Mary Landrieu says the pundits and polls have it all wrong

    Mary L. Landrieu may be one of the most endangered Democrats in the U.S. Senate, but she gave no indication of that as she swept into a Baton Rouge union hall for a rally on the eve of one of her toughest elections. Landrieu dismissed polls showing...
  • LSSC holding expo for people weighing career in education

    LSSC holding expo for people weighing career in education
    A wide array of opportunities for those interested in becoming an educator will be shared today at the Leesburg and South Lake campuses of Lake-Sumter State College. The Education Career Expo is targeted to people of all backgrounds who may be...
  • ECPI to change disability policies, procedures following Newport News student's discrimination complaint

    ECPI to change disability policies, procedures following Newport News student's discrimination complaint
    Being a student in a challenging academic program can be stressful enough. But for a disabled student, success can be impossible without help, former ECPI student Chris Rodriguez said. Among his disabilities, Rodriguez, 31, struggles with Multiple...
  • U.S. students need more help dealing with loan companies

    LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - U.S. students are still largely on their own to protect themselves when they are struggling to repay their debt, despite the government's condemnation of some education loan servicers' unfair, deceptive and illegal practices. In a...
  • Delray Beach Rising Star awarded $5,000 college scholarship

    Joenislely Mathurin has a goal. Since she was a "little kid," the Atlantic Community High School senior wanted to be a doctor, she said. Now she's on her way. Mathurin was granted a $5,000 scholarship from Sun Life Financial and the Miami Dolphins...
  • Mayo: Where does lottery money go? Here's your answer

    Mayo: Where does lottery money go? Here's your answer
    “Why do schools need more money? What happened to all that gambling dough supposedly going toward education? Where does all that lottery and slots money go?” With an $800 million school bond measure that would hike property taxes on the...
  • Government financial aid has helped countless college students

    Since Diana Sroka Rickert’s premise put forth in “Get government out of student loans” (Perspective, Oct. 14) is incorrect, it is not surprising that the conclusions she draws are also off base. Central to Rickert’s argument is:...
  • FIU gets $2.3 million for Latin America, African studies

    FIU gets $2.3 million for Latin America, African studies
    Three new grants will focus on the international part of Florida International University. FIU has received $2.3 million to pay for programs in the United States, Latin America and Africa. "The U.S. Department of Education awards these grants in an...
  • North Central College receives grant for downtown Naperville park

    North Central College receives grant for downtown Naperville park
    North Central College has received a state grant to help fund the park it is creating in downtown Naperville. The $1.1 million in state funds will go toward environmental restoration and construction of the park at 430 S. Washington Street. The 1-acre...
  • U.S. targets for-profit colleges that saddle students with high debt

    U.S. targets for-profit colleges that saddle students with high debt
    The Obama administration is stepping up regulation of for-profit career colleges, announcing rules that could cut off federal funding to institutions that leave students with massive debts they can't repay. The U.S. Department of Education's effort,...