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  • A federal funding fight over D.C. vouchers

    WASHINGTON Republicans on Capitol Hill are trying to protect the D.C. school voucher system, a GOP pet program championed by Speaker John A. Boehner and others. House Oversight and Government Reform Committee Republicans are gearing up to move forward on...
  • Grandparents' college help, even savings plans, could end up hurting students

    Grandparents want the best for their grandchildren, but sometimes their good intentions can wreak havoc with a student's financial aid package. Students could become less eligible for federal financial aid when grandparents help them pay college expenses...
  • 5 financial facts of divorce

    If you're in the process of getting a divorce, money issues are likely to be a key point of discussion. Whether you're the spouse of a billionaire or part of a working class couple trying to divide up the bills, money is contentious. (That's the central...
  • Millennials making their mark on Pennsylvania

    This year, the millennial generation will eclipse the boomers as the nation's largest living generation, totaling 75.3 million, according to U.S. Census data. They are that broad group born between 1981 and 1997, making them between the ages of 18 and...
  • Rhode Island Foundation announces $500,000 in scholarships

    The Rhode Island Foundation will offer students and their families more than $500,000 in scholarships to help with educational expenses. The philanthropic community foundation says individual and organizational donors have established scholarship funds...
  • Waubonsee Community College opens new Sugar Grove fieldhouse

    Waubonsee Community College opens new Sugar Grove fieldhouse
    It's been nearly 14 years since Christine Sobek was hired on as the president of Waubonsee Community College, and just as long since she and her administrative team have been working on a plan that made sweeping changes to the college's facilities. This...
  • Little Village student named Chicago's Youth of the Year

    Little Village student named Chicago's Youth of the Year
    Laura Ambriz, who spent her early years in a sleepy town of 200 people in Michoacan, Mexico, never thought she would make it through high school. She didn't see much of a future for herself outside of the small restaurant kitchen where her parents...
  • Vernon edition community news: Vernon, Tolland, Ellington

    Johnson Memorial Medical Staff Scholarship STAFFORD SPRINGS - Johnson Memorial Medical Center (JMMC), the parent company of Johnson Memorial Hospital (JMH), is accepting scholarship applications for its Medical Staff Scholarship Program. Applications can...
  • Wheaton College plans new welcome center, music conservatory, housing

    Wheaton College has its sights set on a new welcome center and a music conservatory on campus. The two projects, plus some new student housing, comprise the college's plan for on-campus development during the next year. Bruce Koenigsberg, college...
  • IPFW removes donor's name from pedestrian bridge

    Indiana University-Purdue University Fort Wayne has removed a businessman's name from a bridge after they say he hasn't made good on a $3 million pledge. The Journal Gazette (http://bit.ly/1HMXqlE ) reports Donald Willis made the pledge in 2003....
  • Brenda Wenning: When economic beliefs clash

    In today's economy, the theory of cognitive dissonance gets put into practice regularly. That's where you must hold two opposing beliefs in your mind. Obviously, the result is bad. When applied to our economy, it's really bad. Social psychologist Leon...