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  • Source Of Connecticut Student Loans Lowers Rate

    Source Of Connecticut Student Loans Lowers Rate
    Starting next academic year, the Connecticut Higher Education Supplemental Loan Authority will offer student loans at a historically-low fixed interest rate of 4.95 percent, down from the current rate of 6.75 percent. The rate will apply to loans that...
  • Graduate Shares Her Tough Story With Bulkeley Family

    Graduate Shares Her Tough Story With Bulkeley Family
    HARTFORD — Alyssa Clausell was in private turmoil during her time at Bulkeley High School, letting only friends and staff know why she was distracted or having a bad day. But Wednesday night, standing on the stage at Bulkeley's 2015 commencement,...
  • Canton Civic Groups Announce Scholarships To High School Seniors

    Canton Civic Groups Announce Scholarships To High School Seniors
    CANTON — Two local civic groups have announced scholarships they are giving to students who will graduate from Canton High School on Friday. The League of Women Voters of Canton announced that it has awarded a $500 scholarship to James Treacy,...
  • Advice for a Chicago college student working at minimum wage

    Advice for a Chicago college student working at minimum wage
    Financial advisor Sophia Bera, founder of Gen Y Planning, said college student William Jefferson is on the right track. "He's doing so many things right," Bera said. "He's working. He's applying for financial aid. He's doing a work-study program and he'...
  • Grant application process open for Penn State-Sandusky money

    A Pennsylvania commission is now taking applications for grants from the $48 million paid into the state treasury by Penn State over the university's handling of the Jerry Sandusky child sexual abuse scandal. The Pennsylvania Commission on Crime and...
  • College student and McDonald's worker on Chicago's minimum wage hike: I'm lovin' it

    College student and McDonald's worker on Chicago's minimum wage hike: I'm lovin' it
    Going to college isn't cheap. That's why William Jefferson works at McDonald's over his summer break when he's back home in Englewood. A graduate of Simeon Career Academy, the 20-year-old will be heading into his junior year at Miles College in Alabama,...
  • Predatory college: Student loans for Corinthian rate forgiveness

    The following editorial appeared in the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette on Thursday, June 11: Students who amassed more than $744 million in debt while attending a now defunct college accused of predatory practices may be able to have their loans forgiven...
  • Grant program funds research for restoration effectiveness

    Grant program funds research for restoration effectiveness
    A state agency put forth half a million dollars to fund research projects that it hopes will provide insight into how restoration techniques and technologies affect the environment. The Department of Natural Resources' Chesapeake and Atlantic Coastal...
  • Christie blasts teachers unions, colleges 'drunk on cash'

    New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie on Thursday proposed withholding federal aid to colleges that refuse to provide more transparency in their finances and endorsed letting students pay down their loans with community service. Speaking at Iowa State...
  • Carole Weil all-star event put the spotlight on area softball's best young people

    Carole Weil all-star event put the spotlight on area softball's best young people
    It has been a week full of celebrations in Lehigh Valley softball. On Monday, Parkland beat Daniel Boone to earn a trip to the PIAA Class 4A championship game. On Tuesday, Bethlehem Catholic punched its ticket for Penn State and the 3A state finals by...
  • Researchers to wade into stream restoration debate

    Researchers to wade into stream restoration debate
    Researchers are suiting up to wade into a roiling debate over the effectiveness of costly stream restoration projects in restoring the health of the Chesapeake Bay and its tributaries. The Chesapeake Bay Trust, a state-funded nonprofit organization, has...