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  • Students learn about higher-ed options at LSSC College Night

    Students learn about higher-ed options at LSSC College Night
    LEESBURG — Nearly 400 students and their parents attended College Night recently at Lake-Sumter State College to learn about what universities and colleges had to offer as well as financial aid. More than 60 higher education institutes including...
  • Family finances: navigating the student loan mess

    The numbers are eye-popping. Student loan debt in the U.S. now stands at $1.1 trillion, with a current rate of default approaching 15 percent for loans within three years of beginning repayment. What's scary is that you don't need an exorbitant loan...
  • Science teacher Eric Dutt legacy keeps growing

    Eric Dutt's 7-year-old son, Luca, visited his grandparents last weekend in Bethlehem. Luca was conceived just before his father, a Manhattan school teacher and Bethlehem native, died at age 34. Luca loves hearing about the daddy he never met. His...
  • Michelle Pacheco: Goals of voucher schools the same as public schools

    Michelle Pacheco: Goals of voucher schools the same as public schools
    The teachers-union officials who want a court to shut down scholarships for economically disadvantaged students in Florida are treating private schools as though they are enemies, but they haven’t visited mine. At Potter’s House Academy in...
  • Voucher advocates launch campaign against lawsuit

    Voucher advocates launch campaign against lawsuit
    Backers of Florida's Tax-Credit Scholarship Program -- the state's largest school voucher program -- have launched a campaign condemning the lawsuit that challenges its constitutionality. The "save our scholarships" effort includes a TV commercial...
  • New law protects kids' identities: New Voices

    Did you know that each year in Florida, more than 50,000 children have their identities stolen? I didn't know that either, until it happened to me. I grew up in Orlando and lived in several different homes. I spent my entire childhood and some teen...
  • Manchester High Hosts Financial Aid Night Thursday

    Manchester High Hosts Financial Aid Night Thursday
    MANCHESTER — The Manchester High School guidance department is to host a Financial Aid Night on Thursday. Set for 6:30 p.m. in the school's Bailey Auditorium, the event is to include information on college scholarships, completing the Free...
  • Parents seek to intervene in voucher lawsuit

    Parents seek to intervene in voucher lawsuit
    Parents using school vouchers to send their children to private school want to intervene in a lawsuit that challenges the constitutionality of the taxpayer-funded program. Attorneys for the 15 parents filed a motion today asking a judge to allow them...
  • Advisors work to freeze 'summer melt,' get students to college

    Advisors work to freeze 'summer melt,' get students to college
    JanicaRose Buensuceso had planned to leave Orange County and attend college at Cal State East Bay in Northern California. Then family and financial problems emerged in the weeks after she graduated from Los Amigos High School, making the move increasingly...
  • School choice scholarships: Not about public vs. private

    The teachers-union officials who want a court to shut down scholarships for economically disadvantaged students in Florida are treating private schools as though they are enemies, but they haven't visited mine. At Potter's House Academy in Orlando, we're...
  • Avon Free Public Library Hosts College Fair

    AVON — A college fair will be on Oct. 25 from noon to 3 p.m. at the Avon Free Public Library, according to an announcement from the library. The event is free and open to teenagers from seventh through 12th grades and their parents. People can...