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  • ECPI to change disability policies, procedures following Newport News student's discrimination complaint

    ECPI to change disability policies, procedures following Newport News student's discrimination complaint
    Being a student in a challenging academic program can be stressful enough. But for a disabled student, success can be impossible without help, former ECPI student Chris Rodriguez said. Among his disabilities, Rodriguez, 31, struggles with Multiple...
  • U.S. students need more help dealing with loan companies

    LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - U.S. students are still largely on their own to protect themselves when they are struggling to repay their debt, despite the government's condemnation of some education loan servicers' unfair, deceptive and illegal practices. In a...
  • Mayo: Where does lottery money go? Here's your answer

    Mayo: Where does lottery money go? Here's your answer
    “Why do schools need more money? What happened to all that gambling dough supposedly going toward education? Where does all that lottery and slots money go?” With an $800 million school bond measure that would hike property taxes on the...
  • Health-care superusers overload hospital ERs

    Health-care superusers overload hospital ERs
    Ten years ago, Alvin Bolster was told his heart disease was so advanced, he only had three months to live. The doctors were wrong. His heart was in terrible shape, but the 77-year-old former engineer stabilized and even wrote a series of columns for...
  • Two challenge Wittman in 1st District

    U.S. Rep. Rob Wittman, R-Stafford, faces two challengers Tuesday for his seat in Virginia's 1st Congressional District. Democrat Norm Mosher and Independent Green Party candidate Gail Parker are attempting to unseat Wittman, who is serving his third term...
  • Unequal opportunity for low-income undergrads at area colleges

    Unequal opportunity for low-income undergrads at area colleges
    Deidgre Green, the 2011 valedictorian of Martin Luther King High School in Philadelphia, would have been a strong applicant to just about any college. But she applied to just a few, and they were mostly state schools because they were less expensive...
  • U.S. targets for-profit colleges that saddle students with high debt

    U.S. targets for-profit colleges that saddle students with high debt
    The Obama administration is stepping up regulation of for-profit career colleges, announcing rules that could cut off federal funding to institutions that leave students with massive debts they can't repay. The U.S. Department of Education's effort,...
  • Educators, business leaders launch partnership

    Glendale Community College on Wednesday hosted the launch of a new partnership between businesses in the Verdugo region and educators in the Burbank and Glendale school districts, the college and Cal State Northridge to build pathways for students...
  • Obama administration rules target for-profit colleges

    Obama administration rules target for-profit colleges
    The Obama administration on Thursday will publish new regulations intended to target for-profit career colleges that leave students with debts they cannot repay. The U.S. Department of Education rules will sanction schools with students who carry too...
  • Plantation High School student recipient of scholarship money from Sun Life Rising Star Awards program

    The Miami Dolphins organization surprised students with college scholarships at a special ceremony as part of the Sun Life Rising Star Awards program. Plantation High School student Kyandra Dorestin received five thousand dollars toward a college...
  • Tuition inflation: a 21st Century crisis

    To the editor: The escalating cost of education is the crisis of the 21st century. While Germany has tuition-free universities, our government is digging a bigger hole for current and future generations to climb out of while reaping profits from student...