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  • Parents of disabled kids sign up for new scholarships

    Parents of disabled kids sign up for new scholarships
    In public school, Jen Goodwin's 11-year-old son, who has Asperger's syndrome, made solid academic gains but struggled with a "loud and overwhelming" campus. In a smaller private school, the boy thrived socially but started to lose ground academically....
  • What keeps poor U.S. students from going to college?

    What keeps poor U.S. students from going to college?
    To judge by this summer's banner policy proposals, the most important question for higher-education reform right now is giving students easier access to loans. But evidence from Canada suggests those changes won't address the greater need: Getting more...
  • READER SUBMITTED: Children Of Saint Francis Employees Awarded Scholarships

    Twelve high school seniors, all children of Saint Francis Care employees, were awarded scholarships to help them pursue higher education. The $1,000 scholarships were provided by the Hospital's "Spirit of Giving" program, a fund to which employees donate....
  • California's new Middle Class Scholarship awards delayed

    California's new Middle Class Scholarship awards delayed
    UC and Cal State students anticipating financial aid from the state’s new Middle Class Scholarship program are going to have to wait until September to learn how much they will receive, a top administrator said Tuesday. As a result of the delays,...
  • NCAA to vote on autonomy for 'Power 5' conference schools

    The NCAA Division I board of directors is expected to vote Thursday to approve more autonomy and policy-making authority for the nation's five most high-profile conferences. In the new NCAA governance structure, the so-called "Power 5" the ACC,...
  • Families say 'no' to expensive colleges

    Families say 'no' to expensive colleges
    The practice of choosing the college you adore, and paying whatever it takes to go there, is eroding as more families turn down schools they consider too pricey. Families are becoming deliberate about analyzing college costs and have been adopting...
  • Who's eligible for new scholarship?

    Students are eligible for a new Personal Learning Scholarship Account if they have autism, cerebral palsy, Down syndrome, an intellectual disability, Prader-Willi syndrome or spina bifida. Incoming kindergarten students considered "high-risk" because of...
  • READER SUBMITTED: Girls Grab The Torch To Change The World At The Ethel Walker School

    As part of its commitment to supporting the development of young female leaders who serve their communities, The Ethel Walker School hosted the Grab the Torch Summer Institute from July 19-26. Eighteen girls ages 14 to 18, including three Walker's...
  • READER SUBMITTED: Columbia Student Awarded 2014 Dunkin' Donuts Scholarship

    The Connecticut Dunkin' Donuts Franchisees awarded a $1,000 scholarship to Columbia student, Sam Furlong. The award was part of the 2014 Dunkin' Donuts Connecticut Franchisee Scholarship Program that provided a total of $50,000 in local scholarships to...
  • READER SUBMITTED: Vernon Student Awarded 2014 Dunkin' Donuts Scholarship

    The Connecticut Dunkin' Donuts Franchisees awarded a $1,000 scholarship to Vernon student, Mathew Bell. The award was part of the 2014 Dunkin' Donuts Connecticut Franchisee Scholarship Program that provided a total of $50,000 in local scholarships to...
  • The Crowd: The 'Stars' shine at Concordia

    The Crowd: The 'Stars' shine at Concordia
    Concordia University in Irvine celebrated its 14th annual Gala of Stars, honoring trustee Ruth DeNault and raising $575,000 for student scholarships. The gala unfolded on campus in the Concordia Arena, which had been transformed into an elegant dining...