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  • Don't Tamper With UConn Foundation's Success

    Don't Tamper With UConn Foundation's Success
    There's little argument among educators, policy makers and pundits that the number one issue facing higher education is affordability and accessibility. At many campuses the cost of a college degree is rising faster than a family's ability to pay for it....
  • Free-tuition: Laudable, unaffordable: Editorial

    Free-tuition: Laudable, unaffordable: Editorial
    Who doesn't love something for free? The problem comes when it's not really free. And that's the main problem with President Obama's proposal to offer a free community college education to anyone who attends at least half-time, makes steady progress...
  • Free tuition plan poses too many problems

    Who doesn't love something for free? The problem comes when the offer isn't free at all. And that's part of the problem with President Obama's proposal to offer a free community college education to anyone who attends at least half-time, makes steady...
  • College Aid: Forms To File Now

    If it is January and you are the parent of a high school senior, then you need to be filling out the forms and figuring out your finances. The official FAFSA form (www.fafsa.ed.gov) was made available Jan. 1. Because funds are distributed on a first-...
  • The future of the community college

    The future of the community college
    President Barack Obama floated an ambitious idea last week: No-cost community college. "Put simply, what I'd like to do is see the first two years of community college free for everybody who is willing to work for it," Obama said. The president...
  • Sojourner-Douglass sued for failing to pay rent on Arundel campus

    Sojourner-Douglass sued for failing to pay rent on Arundel campus
    Sojourner-Douglass College is being sued by the owner of its Edgewater campus property for failure to pay rent, according to school officials and the plaintiff's attorney. The lawsuit, filed last month in Anne Arundel County District Court, is the...
  • Written from under a mountain of student debt

    Written from under a mountain of student debt
    Public education ain’t so public these days. Last month the federal government released a report warning of the increasing unaffordability of public universities nationwide, noting that while state funding sank by 12 percent from 2003 through...
  • Private School Listings

    TRI-COUNTY Paladin Academy Paladin Academy is a K-12 private school for talented students with mild learning challenges. The program is accredited through the Southern Association of Colleges & Schools (SACS CASI), an accrediting division of AdvancED. ...
  • Obama's free community college plan inspired by Chicago program

    The White House on Thursday announced a proposal that President Barack Obama said would make community college "free for everybody who is willing to work for it." But administration officials provided no details about the program's costs or where the...
  • BJ's foundation awards grants, and other company news

    BJ's foundation awards grants BJ's Charitable Foundation recently announced the donation of four grants totaling $20,500 to Pennsylvania nonprofits, including Community Action Committee of the Lehigh Valley and Lehigh Valley Children's Centers Inc....
  • Obama's free community college plan would give California less than other states

    Obama's free community college plan would give California less than other states
    A close-up look at President Obama’s proposal for free community college for most students reveals some aspects that might not thrill Californians. Unlike the way things work for most of education, the president’s plan would provide uneven...