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  • Breaks do nothing to cut college costs: Front Burner

    Federal lawmakers have been trying for decades to reduce the burden of paying for college. Congress has significantly expanded lending, lifted caps on borrowing, and cut interest rates on federal student loans. Parents even became eligible to take out...
  • READER SUBMITTED: Connecticut Children's Scholarship Program Helping Local Students Succeed

    On June 11, Connecticut Children's Medical Center presented five Isidore Wise Scholarship Awards to local high school seniors pursuing a post-secondary education this fall. The scholarship program, established through the bequest of Mr. Isidore Wise, a...
  • FDP unveils Spanish-language ad attacking Rick Scott on education

    TALLAHASSEE -- Florida Democrats unveiled a Spanish-language TV ad Thursday that makes similar claims to its earlier English version about Gov. Rick Scott's education record: basically, that he cut classroom spending and scholarship dollars. The ad...
  • Helping dreams come true

    Helping dreams come true
    Laura Hernandez didn't find out that she was undocumented until she went to apply for college financial aid. Suddenly she was faced with teaching herself how to apply for a deferral under the Dream Act, which offers conditional permanent residency to...
  • Six Easton Area High School students receive Instrumental Music Association scholarships

    The Easton Area High School Instrumental Music Association has awarded scholarships to six graduating seniors at its end-of-the-year banquet. Award recipients included Dominick Ruggiero, who received the Taylor Lambert Memorial Scholarship, and IMA...
  • Robert B. Reich: Freedom, power and the conservative mind

    Last week the Supreme Court struck down a key part of the Affordable Care Act, ruling that privately owned corporations don't have to offer their employees contraceptive coverage that conflicts with the corporate owners' religious beliefs. The owners...
  • Community: Lions have loudest roar

    Community: Lions have loudest roar
    The Northwest Glendale Lions Club was named No. 1 among the district's 36 clubs at the District 4-L1 Convention in May. Ryan Nekota is president. Also receiving recognition at the convention were Zone Chairman Vince De Santis who received an Award of...
  • READER SUBMITTED: Tolland Garden Paths Awards Scholarship

    Tolland Garden Paths (TGP) garden club is pleased to announce that it has awarded its second student scholarship to Mark Landolina. Mark is a 2014 graduate of Tolland High School and plans to attend Keene State College in New Hampshire this fall where...
  • Selling grandparents on the perks of 529 college savings plans

    CHICAGO (Reuters) - Many grandparents want to help their grandchildren pay for college, but don't know the best ways to do that. Financial advisers who can show them how to make those contributions and reap financial advantages for themselves can shine....
  • Special-needs kids will soar with new scholarship money

    Like every parent, I want my child to be as successful as possible in her education and in life. But the path to success for my daughter, Faith, will look different than that of most kids. Faith is a child with Down syndrome. Her unique abilities are...
  • Making college count

    A college degree was once the most promising path to gainful employment and a productive career. Bright-eyed teenagers flocked to four-year schools, where earning a diploma was akin to buying the winning ticket in life's lottery. That no longer holds...