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  • Summary of recent Tennessee newspaper editorials

    Recent editorials from Tennessee newspapers: Feb. 11 News Sentinel, Knoxville, Tennessee, on Gov. Haslam's budget: Gov. Bill Haslam advocates giving a boost to K-12 and higher education funding in the $33.3 billion spending plan submitted to the...
  • Panel studying college affordability seeks to boost grant program, make costs more transparent

    A Maine panel that has been studying higher education affordability issues wants the state to boost a grant program that helps students pay for college. Among the recommendations the group outlined on Wednesday is to raise the Maine State Grant Program...
  • Annual breakfast promotes college education

    Annual breakfast promotes college education
    GARY --Nearly 500 people came together Wednesday for the second annual United Negro College Fund breakfast sponsored by Mayor Karen Freeman-Wilson at the Genesis Convention Center. "Since the council's inception, $400,000 has been raised to provide...
  • With new mobile apps, states engage citizens via smartphone

    Are you tonight's designated driver looking for a sober place to hang out while your buddies drink? The state of California has a mobile application you can download that pinpoints welcoming places and money-saving deals while you wait to take everyone...
  • Family finances: Savings plans for the disabled

    Senior editor Anne Kates Smith recently spoke with Stuart Spielman, senior policy adviser and counsel at Autism Speaks, a national advocacy group. KIPLINGER: A law enacted in December authorizes tax-advantaged savings accounts for people with...
  • New Britain Scholarships Offered

    New Britain Scholarships Offered
    NEW BRITAIN - Applications are being accepted for New Britain students pursuing an engineering degree or priesthood. The Walter Jr. Kenney Scholarship provides partial four-year funding and is administered by the Bank of America. It is available to a...
  • Terry Savage: Falling gas prices offer a rare opportunity to save

    It can't have escaped your notice that it costs about half as much to fill your gas tank as it did a year ago. That's a huge benefit for the average American consumer an average savings of about $60 a month for most families, and far more if two family...
  • Prize-winning gymnast from Montverde headed to college in Alabama

    Prize-winning gymnast from Montverde headed to college in Alabama
    MONTVERDE — As a young child, Amanda Huang was always climbing something. Her mother, Laura Abbate-Huang, wasn't sure how to channel all of that energy so she enrolled her daughter in gymnastics classes 12 years ago, when the family lived in...
  • Survey finds college freshmen party less, worry about money more

    Survey finds college freshmen party less, worry about money more
    The current crop of college freshmen showed up at school as less experienced party animals than their older peers but with more mental health and emotional issues, according to a national survey by UCLA researchers. At the same time, the new college...
  • Free FAFSA help sessions are taking place across the region

    Free FAFSA help sessions are taking place across the region
    Need help applying for financial aid? The FAFSA paperwork can be grueling and time-consuming for students to fill out. But it's also required if students bound for college want to see if they can receive federal grants, work-study and loans. FAFSA...
  • Waukegan athletes squeeze in signing letters of intent between final exams

    Waukegan athletes squeeze in signing letters of intent between final exams
    At some point this summer, the incoming freshman student-athletes will gather for the first time at their respective colleges/universities and swap stories about their National Signing Day experience. Last week Wednesday was NSD for NCAA Division 1...