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  • CPS grads can qualify for new city college scholarships

    CPS grads can qualify for new city college scholarships
    Qualified graduates of Chicago's public high schools will be eligible for a free ride at one of the city's seven community colleges under a scholarship program announced today by Mayor Rahm Emanuel and City Colleges of Chicago Chancellor Cheryl Hyman....
  • UB to continue admitting underclassmen

    UB to continue admitting underclassmen
    The University of Baltimore said Wednesday it will continue admitting underclassmen, rejecting a recent proposal to scrap the freshman and sophomore classes altogether and opting instead to strengthen its first-year program. Last month, the university'...
  • 'No loan' pledge aims to make U. of C. more affordable

    'No loan' pledge aims to make U. of C. more affordable
    University of Chicago officials announced a package of new initiatives Wednesday to encourage students from low-income backgrounds to attend, making the application process simpler and the cost more affordable through a "no-loan pledge." The effort,...
  • UC president will examine enrollment levels of non-California students

    As she marks her first anniversary as UC system president, Janet Napolitano on Tuesday said she wants to tackle the controversial issue of whether some of the nine undergraduate UC campuses are enrolling too many students from other states and countries....
  • Top 10 ways to save more at Publix

    Top 10 ways to save more at Publix
    As the saying goes, shopping at Publix is a pleasure, but the chain's coupon-friendly ways keep me coming back each week. Coupons are the main way to trim food bills, but there are other shopping secrets to save not just money, but time. Here are my...
  • Victor T. Curry: Tax-credit lawsuit threatens dream of equal opportunity

     Victor T. Curry: Tax-credit lawsuit threatens dream of equal opportunity
    In his historic speech on the Washington Mall, Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. urged us to come together as diverse citizens to ensure that all of us — regardless of our station or status — had the chance to enjoy the opportunity this country can...
  • CIBA Students To Compete For National Scholarships

    CIBA Students To Compete For National Scholarships
    EAST HARTFORD — Two students at the Connecticut International Baccalaureate Academy are in the running for scholarships from the National Merit Scholarship Corp. William Reid, a senior, was named a semifinalist for the 2015 National Merit...
  • Community Colleges Receive Federal Grant to Develop Manufacturing Programs

    Community Colleges Receive Federal Grant to Develop Manufacturing Programs
    Connecticut's community colleges and Charter Oak State College have been awarded a federal grant to launch a new initiative to promote manufacturing. The $15 million grant from the U.S. Department of Labor will fund an expansion of the Connecticut...
  • Northwestern Lehigh students semifinalists in 2015 National Merit Scholarship Program

    Northwestern Lehigh students semifinalists in 2015 National Merit Scholarship Program
    Three students from Northwestern Lehigh High School have been selected as semifinalists in the 2015 National Merit Scholarship Program. Seniors Jeffery Garbacik, Kari Schulteis and Emily Tentarelli may continue in the competition for a chance to win...
  • Immigration status no roadblock to college

    Immigration status no roadblock to college
    A foundation whose leaders include Commerce Secretary Penny Pritzker is launching a partnership Monday with a charter school network to provide $3 million in college scholarships to 70 Chicago high school seniors whose immigration status is undocumented....
  • How to Limit Student Debt

    How to Limit Student Debt
    Frightened by reports of college grads being crushed by student loans? Protect yourself by limiting how much you borrow. -- Choose a school that fits into the family budget. That doesn't mean sacrificing quality. Check out Kiplinger's Best College Values...