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  • Corinthian students to get $480 million relief from 'predatory' loans

    Corinthian students to get $480 million relief from 'predatory' loans
    Students who took out private loans while attending schools owned by the for-profit Corinthian Colleges Inc. will be eligible for 40% reductions in their loan balances. The U.S. Consumer Financial Protection Bureau announced the private student loan...
  • Support vocational and technical schools, too

    In his commentary, Morgan State University President David Wilson states that college enrollment in Maryland has been declining and there is a high rate of those who attend college requiring financial aid ("The changing face of higher education," Feb. 1)....
  • It's getting easier to fill out the FAFSA...really!

    It's getting easier to fill out the dreaded Free Application for Federal Student Aid, the key form for obtaining college funding. Since overhauling the online version of FAFSA several years ago, the U.S. Department of Education has continued to make...
  • Teen unemployment remains stubbornly high, study finds

     Teen unemployment remains stubbornly high, study finds
    Angelo Ross said he hunted for a job for three years before landing an internship at a fast-food restaurant in November. For the first time in his life, the Far South Side high school senior said the minimum wage job gave him a sense of security. But he...
  • Committee calls on NU to drop moveout fee

    A city committee reacted favorably Jan. 28 to a business's request for major financial assistance to relocate to the building at 1560 Sherman Ave., also known as the "One Rotary Center" building. But before getting behind the move, some members of the...
  • Funding 2 years of college is a small price to pay to get educated workers

    Funding 2 years of college is a small price to pay to get educated workers
    President Obama's bold proposal to make two years of community college virtually free is the most encouraging idea for higher education to emerge from Washington in years. Just like the 1862 Morrill Act, which donated land on which to establish great...
  • After year of relative peace on budget front, Obama's new plan sets up battle with Republicans

    After a year of relative peace in Washington's budget battles, President Barack Obama will lay out a $4 trillion budget on Monday that needles Republicans with proposals for higher taxes on the wealthy and businesses to pay for education, public works...
  • UConn's Bob Diaco Hopes To Expand Role Of Preferred Walk-Ons

     UConn's Bob Diaco Hopes To Expand Role Of Preferred Walk-Ons
    The UConn football program needs players. It needs scholarship players, and it needs preferred walk-ons. The latter are now being recruited under second-year coach Bob Diaco. "We're recruiting, actively recruiting, players," Diaco said. "In the past...
  • Rising tuition at public colleges, funding cuts leave students deeper in debt

    Michael Bayne has done everything you're supposed to do to avoid taking on too much debt for college. He lives off-campus to save money on housing. He's always working at least one job — sometimes two. And he enrolled at an in-state public school,...
  • Football: California Showcase to take place in Irvine Feb. 21

    As many as 500 high school football players are expected to participate in the third annual California Showcase at the Orange County Great Park in Irvine on Feb. 21. The free one-day, non-profit event is presented by former UCLA head coach Terry...
  • UConn Will Offer Enhanced Athletic Scholarships In Fall

    UConn Will Offer Enhanced Athletic Scholarships In Fall
    Starting next fall, UConn will offer student-athletes enhanced scholarships aimed at covering the full cost of attending college. All students on a full athletic scholarship will receive these "full-cost-of-attendance" scholarships, which are expected to...