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  • UCI's engineering school receives $9.5-million donation

    A $9.5-million gift to UC Irvine's Henry Samueli School of Engineering will fund scholarships, fellowships and support programs that focus on science, technology, engineering and math. Stacey Nicholas' Opus Foundation donated the money to further STEM...
  • Obama's deficient student loan program

    Obama's deficient student loan program
    The government normally doesn't care whether you or I accumulate large bills for home improvement, a new car or exotic vacations. But Barack Obama feels no hesitation in concluding that the cost of higher education has placed "too big a debt load on too...
  • Obama brings middle-class message to Minnesota

    MINNEAPOLIS President Barack Obama began a two-day visit to Minneapolis on Thursday sharing cheeseburgers with a local working mother and bringing a middle-class message tailor made to aid Democrats fearful of massive losses in the upcoming election....
  • Once-mighty Corinthian Colleges chain is at the end of its run

    MIAMI When Marcela Cash visited the Pompano Beach campus of Everest University recently, the for-profit school wooed the Fort Lauderdale woman with promises of a good new job as a medical assistant. School reps touted their job placement department, and...
  • 3-ATHL33TS

    3-ATHL33TS
    Robert Morris University Illinois’s newest athletic team will be treated like every other at the school. Athletes will be offered scholarships, uniforms, post-game meals and a facility where they can practice. They also will be expected to attend...
  • How much did these high schoolers win to go to culinary school?

    It was a lot like "Iron Chef," but instead of Food Network celebrity, a group of high school seniors representing Los Angeles public schools vied for their chance at a free college education. L.A. Mission College hosted the Careers through Culinary Arts...
  • Gov. Scott signs bill to expand voucher program

    Gov. Scott signs bill to expand voucher program
    Gov. Rick Scott today signed a controversial bill that expands Florida's Tax-Credit Scholarship Program, which provides tuition vouchers students in low-income families can use to attend private schools. The program is popular among school choice...
  • Federal sanctions threaten sustainability of Corinthian Colleges

    A besieged chain of for-profit colleges based in Orange County has signaled that it is in danger of shutting down after the U.S. Department of Education sharply cut back its access to federal money for student loans and grants. Plagued by complaints...
  • Student loan debt is millennials' biggest economic threat

    Those of us who've managed to see our children graduate from college without student loans should consider ourselves as lucky as a Powerball jackpot winner. We've given the next generation the best present ever: a debt-free launch into adulthood. About...
  • Starbucks to pay tuition of workers enrolling online at Arizona State

    Starbucks Corp. is serving up a venti-size portion of tuition assistance to its workers. The Seattle coffee purveyor said Monday that it would give about $6,500 a year in tuition reimbursement to employees who enroll in Arizona State University's online...
  • Local lawmakers, Orange PTA to urge Scott to veto voucher bill

    Local lawmakers, Orange PTA to urge Scott to veto voucher bill
    Two Central Florida state lawmakers and the Orange County Council of PTA's plan a press conference this afternoon in opposition to the voucher bill that hit Gov. Rick Scott's desk last week. Like other opponents, the two Democratic lawmakers and the PTA...