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  • This video game can help seniors get into college

    This video game can help seniors get into college
    High school senior Alex Chinchilla sometimes missed deadlines for college recommendation letters and essays. The consequences were great — but not real. He was playing a video game meant to encourage students like him to apply to college and...
  • City leaders want South L.A. to get Promise Zone federal grant status

    City leaders want South L.A. to get Promise Zone federal grant status
    Stung by South Los Angeles' exclusion from a program that gives communities a leg up in qualifying for millions of dollars in development grants, business, education and religious leaders from the region are banding together for a second try at winning...
  • Connecticut Ranks Sixth In Nation For Student Loan Debt

    Connecticut Ranks Sixth In Nation For Student Loan Debt
    Connecticut ranked sixth in the nation in average student loan debt for 2013 graduates, according to a new report that found national debt levels are rising for students earning bachelor's degrees. At $30,191, Connecticut's average student debt was...
  • Senate leader offers alternative to UC tuition hike proposal

    Concerned that a surge in out-of-state students at the University of California may put residents at a disadvantage, Senate leader Kevin de León (D-Los Angeles) on Thursday called for UC administrators to significantly boost tuition for nonresidents. In...
  • Hartford Stage Plans Autism-Friendly 'Christmas Carol' Performance

    Hartford Stage Plans Autism-Friendly 'Christmas Carol' Performance
    Hartford Stage will be entertaining a special audience for those on the autism spectrum for one performance of "A Christmas Carol — A Ghost Story of Christmas." The theater will host its first a "sensory-friendly" performance of its annual holiday...
  • College tuition hikes slowing, report says

     College tuition hikes slowing, report says
    Families remain justifiably concerned about paying for college, but there may be cause for some relief, according to a new national report. Though college tuition and fee prices still outpaced the rate of inflation in the past year, the average...
  • Student borrowing is down as tuition rises more slowly, study finds

    Student borrowing is down as tuition rises more slowly, study finds
    Challenging the widely held fears that student debt continues to grow monstrously, new data show some financial good news for college students, particularly for those in California. A College Board study released Thursday says that average student...
  • Boynton Woman's Club plans Runway for Scholarships Fashion Show, luncheon

    Boynton Woman's Club plans Runway for Scholarships Fashion Show, luncheon
    The Boynton Woman's Club kicks off its 2014-2015 season this month with its annual fashion show, a fundraiser for its scholarship fund. The club, whose building was recently designated as an historical building by the city of Boynton Beach, raises money...
  • Frankel proposes legislation to help student veterans

    Frankel proposes legislation to help student veterans
    Florida Congresswoman Lois Frankel is on a mission to help veterans move more easily from combat to college. On the eve of Veterans Day, Frankel visited Florida Atlantic University Monday to seek input on legislation she's sponsoring that could help...
  • Florida begins study on college affordability

    Florida begins study on college affordability
    New College of Florida enrolls a bigger percentage of students from well-off families than any other state university while Florida A & M University enrolls the biggest percentage from low-income families. This data on student-family wealth is among the...
  • Low-income Baltimoreans can get help with energy bills at Saturday expo

    Low-income Baltimore residents can get help in applying for energy assistance grants from Baltimore Gas and Electric representatives at an expo on Saturday. The expo will be held from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Coppin State University's Talon Center, 500...