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  • Lawsuit calls Florida voucher program unconstitutional

    Lawsuit calls Florida voucher program unconstitutional
    Florida's largest school-voucher program is unconstitutional because it redirects taxpayer money to religious schools and creates a separate system of state-funded schools, according to a lawsuit filed Thursday in Tallahassee by the teachers union and...
  • Club offers music classes, concerts and scholarships

    More than 60 years ago, a group of Hollywood residents and musicians organized to give back to the community. The Music Club of Hollywood was born, and to this day, it continues to help educate and make music available to a variety of audiences. "We...
  • Lehigh Valley Military Affairs Council awards 17 scholarships

    The Lehigh Valley Military Affairs Council recently awarded scholarships to 11 veterans and six high school graduates for outstanding achievement. LVMAC supports the Valley's active-duty service members, reservists, veterans, and their families. The...
  • After Donations, Hartford Graduate Promises To Finish College

    After Donations, Hartford Graduate Promises To Finish College
    HARTFORD — DeShawn Hamlet plans to spend the next few days doing laundry, packing bags, cleaning his room and saying hometown goodbyes. After weeks of doubt, Hamlet is heading back to college. The former Bulkeley High School basketball star said...
  • For Hartford Graduate, A $3,000 Gap To College

    For Hartford Graduate, A $3,000 Gap To College
    HARTFORD — DeShawn Hamlet spent the final weeks of summer searching for jobs and preparing himself for a Plan B — putting his college education on hold. Hamlet was the big man at Bulkeley High School, a 6-foot-3 power forward who led the...
  • READER SUBMITTED: Alexis Amundarain of Ellington Receives Ronald McDonald House Charities Scholarship

    Alexis Amundarain, a 2014 graduate of Ellington High School, has been selected as a recipient of a $2,000 scholarship from the Ronald McDonald House Charities (RMHC) of Connecticut and Western Massachusetts. Amundarain, who will attend the University...
  • Nilaya Knafo: Learning about yourself after summer in Tajikistan

    "Where on earth is Tajikistan?" I have encountered this question countless times since the announcement of my National Security Language Initiative for Youth scholarship in March. Sponsored by the U.S. Department of State, this extraordinary merit-based...
  • Cost of prepaid tuition halved

    Florida on Thursday slashed the price of its prepaid-college-tuition plans by up to half for the coming year, and thousands of families who in recent years purchased higher-priced plans will get refunds. Florida's prepaid-tuition plans — meant to...
  • Connecticut Public Colleges Seek Big Boost In State Aid

    Connecticut's largest public college system needs an 11 percent increase in its base-level state funding next year — just to limit an anticipated tuition-and-fee hike to 2 percent, according to the system's administration. The Board of Regents...
  • Still inflating the student loan bubble

    The following editorial appeared in the Orange County Register on Monday, Aug. 18: Perhaps we should not be surprised that the Obama administration's solution to a problem of high debts is to incur even more debt. This was the thinking with the economy...
  • McDonnell trial: First lady Maureen McDonnell "just didn't have the capacity"

    McDonnell trial: First lady Maureen McDonnell "just didn't have the capacity"
    RICHMOND — A string of high-ranking officials from Gov. Bob McDonnell’s administration took the stand in his corruption trial Monday to say he never asked them for anything untoward, and never anything for Star Scientific. No grants, though...