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  • Campus debit cards aren't always the smartest choice

    For students heading to college this fall, signing up for the debit card that's promoted on campus may seem like the obvious choice, but consumer advocates say it's best to shop around. In a recent post on its website, the Consumer Financial Protection...
  • 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...
  • Terps and scholarships [Editorial]

    To those who follow college athletics only casually, the announcement last week that the University of Maryland will henceforth award athletic scholarships on a multi-year basis instead of year-to-year may sound like a minor change. But in fact, it's a...
  • School vouchers: Teachers union, school boards to file lawsuit Thursday

    School vouchers: Teachers union, school boards to file lawsuit Thursday
    Florida's teachers union, school board association and PTA (as well as other groups) will announce Thursday a lawsuit challenging the constitutionality of the state's largest school voucher program. The lawsuit will take aim at the Tax-Credit...
  • Vouchers Would Make Colleges Compete

    If you're an American paying private college costs, you're paying twice: once to your private college, and once to your state's tax collector to support public colleges. It's worse than unfair. It's counterproductive. State colleges have a captive...
  • DP Buzz: College sports

    Editor's note: "DP Buzz" is an interactive feature of the Daily Press Opinion Page. We email weekly questions on issues and topics affecting Peninsula-area citizens. Each week, subscribers can choose whether to weigh in or not with a short answer. Here is...
  • Choral Society raises scholarship funds at comedy night

    It's "comedy tonight" this week when the Virginia Choral Society presents its music scholarship fundraiser at 6 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 27, at Cozzy's Comedy Club, 9700 Warwick Blvd., in Newport News. Virginia Beach comedian and magician Joseph De Paul...
  • Nine College Students Awarded Enfield Rotary Memorial Scholarships

    Nine College Students Awarded Enfield Rotary Memorial Scholarships
    ENFIELD — Nine college students from Enfield who received scholarships from the Enfield Rotary Memorial Scholarship Foundation were recognized for their academic achievements during a luncheon Wednesday. All nine are entering their junior or...
  • The case against school vouchers in one blistering court ruling

    Of all the self-interested scams perpetrated by school "reformers" against public education, the school voucher scam may be the most dishonest. In their undiluted form, these programs are a sop to right wingers and religious fanatics convinced that...
  • Four Students Receive Scholarships Through The Hospital For Special Care

    NEW BRITAIN - The Hospital for Special Care recently announced it has provided scholarships to four area students for their academic achievements.  The students each received $2,500 for their studies in the health care field. Sarah Louise Ercorli, a...
  • 10-year-old awarded scholarship for helping the poor

    Ten-year-old Lindsay Tacher was the first person who came to mind when Cooper City resident Yvonne Haase heard an advertisement for the Kohl's Cares Scholarship Program on Pandora Internet Radio a few months ago. In addition to activities such as...