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  • Republican state senators propose university tuition cuts

    Two Washington state senators have offered a plan to cut tuition in the state's public universities and community colleges — provided the money can be found to pay for it. "That's the million-dollar question," said bill sponsor Sen. John Braun, R-...
  • New University of Louisville $60,000 scholarship fund will attract young engineers

    The University of Louisville's engineering school and a foundation that puts on an annual robotics competition are starting a scholarship fund. The J.B. Speed School of Engineering's partnership is with the Robotics Education & Competition Foundation....
  • Federal money available to promote South Dakota's specialty crops

    The South Dakota Department of Agriculture has federal money available to help producers enhance the competitiveness of specialty crops. The money is available through the Specialty Crops Block Grant program that was authorized under the 2014 Farm Bill....
  • Nappier Invites CHET Contest Entries

    Nappier Invites CHET Contest Entries
    NEW BRITAIN - State Treasurer Denise Nappier is promoting this year's CHET Dream Big competition, which is open to youngsters from kindergarten to grade eight. Schools and students across Connecticut can participate in the drawing and essay contest....
  • Community college students implore state lawmakers to keep their schools affordable

    Community college students implore state lawmakers to keep their schools affordable
    If the goal of today's college students is to finish with as little debt as possible, Ifechukwudeli Okafor of Overlea is well on her way. Thanks to the low tuition and financial aid at the Community College of Baltimore County, she told state...
  • College 529 savings accounts make fine gifts - any time of year

    Chalk it up to New Year's resolutions. How else do you explain why the first quarter of the year is typically one of the biggest times for contributing to state-sponsored college savings plans known as 529s. In the first three months of 2010, 2011 and...
  • Grading Obama's free-college plan: Front & Center

    Two years of college on Uncle Sam? To hear President Barack Obama tell it, boosting the nation's storehouse of college-educated talent would yield a bonanza for the nation's economy. His plan to provide two years of free community college could help 9...
  • Lansford gets facelift with help from Main Street Lehigh Valley grant and other company news

    Lansford gets facelift from Main Street Lehigh Valley Grant The Carbon Chamber and Economic Development Corporation, in conjunction with the Greater Lehigh Valley Chamber of Commerce recently presented the first Main Street Lehigh Valley Grant in Carbon...
  • Learning Matters: Career-technical education continues to evolve

    Learning Matters: Career-technical education continues to evolve
    College and career readiness is on the move in Glendale and across the country. As Kelly Corrigan reported in this paper last week (“Glendale Unified secures $219K grant…” Jan. 16), the Glendale school board accepted an annual allotment...
  • Awards, honors for Lehigh Valley residents

    Awards, honors for Lehigh Valley residents
    East Stroudsburg University of Pennsylvania will recognize the winners for the 2015 MLK awards, the Julianna V. Bolt Art Contest and the Boddie Scholarship during their 18th annual Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Celebration Breakfast. The Boddie Scholarship...
  • Rick Daugherty: Proposed Trans-Pacific trade agreement bad deal for U.S. workers

    Rick Daugherty: Proposed Trans-Pacific trade agreement bad deal for U.S. workers
    President Obama at the State of the Union address briefly touched on trade. Yet what he advocated might have a greater implication on our lives than anything else that was mentioned. He said that "past trade deals haven't always lived up to the hype."...