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  • Pamela Yip: Student loan debt can jeopardize seniors' retirement

    At first glance, the news appears good: Comparatively few households headed by older Americans carry student debt compared with other types of debt, according to a new report. The U.S. Government Accountability Office found that about 3 percent of...
  • Startup helps new college grads prep for that first real job

    After Ian Harvey graduated from Western Washington University this summer, he was unsure just how to land his first job in his field of communications. Sending out resumes seemed like an exercise in futility, and Harvey didn't know how to get his foot in...
  • How to Limit Student Debt

    How to Limit Student Debt
    Frightened by reports of college grads being crushed by student loans? Protect yourself by limiting how much you borrow. -- Choose a school that fits into the family budget. That doesn't mean sacrificing quality. Check out Kiplinger's Best College Values...
  • Audit of Texas Enterprise Fund shows management problems

    AUSTIN, Texas The first independent audit of the Texas Enterprise Fund shows that the governor's job-creating fund awarded $222 million almost half the money granted to entities that never submitted applications or specific promises to create jobs. The...
  • Orange schools co-winner of nation's biggest urban education prize

    Orange schools co-winner of nation's biggest urban education prize
    For Orange County Public Schools, co-winning the Broad Prize for Urban Education means more than just prestige — it also comes with $500,000 in college scholarships for the Class of 2015. The nation's top prize for urban schools, which was...
  • College officials study better policies for student-athletes

    WASHINGTON The Knight Commission on Intercollegiate Athletics on Monday held a meeting that took a broad look at what might improve life for college athletes, everything from longer scholarships and extra academic support to care for concussions,...
  • Student debt: Not just a young person's problem anymore

    WASHINGTON Student loan debt is not just a problem for young people. Still in the red on her old college loans, 57-year-old Rosemary Anderson told a Senate committee Wednesday about her ongoing battle with student debt, and her fear that the Social...
  • CIBA Students To Compete For National Scholarships

    CIBA Students To Compete For National Scholarships
    EAST HARTFORD — Two students at the Connecticut International Baccalaureate Academy are in the running for scholarships from the National Merit Scholarship Corp. William Reid, a senior, was named a semifinalist for the 2015 National Merit...
  • Community Colleges Receive Federal Grant to Develop Manufacturing Programs

    Community Colleges Receive Federal Grant to Develop Manufacturing Programs
    Connecticut's community colleges and Charter Oak State College have been awarded a federal grant to launch a new initiative to promote manufacturing. The $15 million grant from the U.S. Department of Labor will fund an expansion of the Connecticut...
  • Northwestern Lehigh students semifinalists in 2015 National Merit Scholarship Program

    Northwestern Lehigh students semifinalists in 2015 National Merit Scholarship Program
    Three students from Northwestern Lehigh High School have been selected as semifinalists in the 2015 National Merit Scholarship Program. Seniors Jeffery Garbacik, Kari Schulteis and Emily Tentarelli may continue in the competition for a chance to win...
  • Immigration status no roadblock to college

    Immigration status no roadblock to college
    A foundation whose leaders include Commerce Secretary Penny Pritzker is launching a partnership Monday with a charter school network to provide $3 million in college scholarships to 70 Chicago high school seniors whose immigration status is undocumented....