| Mar 17, 2014
| 3:00 AM
NEW BRITAIN - Application deadlines are approaching this month for more than $160,000 in scholarships available through funds managed by the Community Foundation of Greater New Britain.
Scholarships are available to high school seniors in New Britain,...
| Mar 28, 2014
| 5:19 AM
Northwestern University football players could one day have to pay federal and state taxes on athletic scholarships following a ruling that the student-athletes are employees of the school, but experts say it is too soon to make them worry.
| Mar 15, 2014
| 7:11 PM
CHAPEL HILL, N.C. — In almost every sense, Emilio Vicente is an American success story.
He grew up a shy kid in the North Carolina mill town of Siler City. His parents, who moved there when he was 6, had little formal education and worked long,...
| Mar 13, 2014
| 5:00 AM
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With investment markets booming, the J. Paul Getty Trust, the world's richest visual art institution, saw its endowment rise to $6.2 billion during 2013, approaching its peak of $6.4 billion in mid-2007...
| Mar 14, 2014
| 4:34 PM
Ebony Scott remembers vividly the day she got the piece of paper she hoped would change her life.
After receiving her diploma, she cried, celebrated, took pictures and went to TGI Friday's for dinner. She hadn't spoken to her grandmother in more than...
| Mar 7, 2014
| 1:10 PM
Coverage of President Barack Obama's visit to Coral Reef High School in southwest Miami-Dade County. He'll be talking about education. People from the Venezuelan community are outside asking him to talk about what's going on in that South American nation....
| Mar 12, 2014
| 10:11 AM
It remains to be seen whether the United States Congress can muster the responsibility and will to do what is right and achieve comprehensive immigration reform this year. Republican leadership in the House of Representatives continues to hold immigration...
| Mar 10, 2014
| 5:02 PM
A new era begins Tuesday at USC.
Steve Sarkisian, who was hired in December, will oversee his first spring workout as the Trojans' coach.
The tumult that marked the 2013 season — the Trojans were playing for their third head coach when they...
| Mar 11, 2014
| 6:17 PM
William Hauck, a prominent business and political figure who served longer than any other member of the California State University Board of Trustees, has died after a long battle with brain cancer, officials said Tuesday.
Hauck, a resident of St. Helena...
| Mar 21, 2014
| 3:29 PM
The number of people investing in the Florida Prepaid College Program plummeted 30 percent during the open-enrollment period that ended late last month.
About 11,300 families signed up to participate in the program in 2013-14 -- down from almost 16,...
| Mar 11, 2014
| 3:13 PM
Undocumented immigrants face a difficult barrier in trying to get an education in Connecticut.
All is well through 12th grade, because federal law allows so-called illegal aliens to be taught in public schools. But when they try to get financial aid...