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  • Bright Futures needs overhaul

    Bright Futures needs overhaul
    It's time to rethink Bright Futures. The scholarship program is no longer working. Instead of making college more affordable for a broad group of students who performed well in high school, the scholarships are increasingly reserved for only the...
  • Letters to the editor

    College tuition waivers should end In a recent letter to the editor, Linda Brookhart, the executive director of the State Universities Annuitants Association, a lobbyist group that advocates for the preservation and protection of the pensions, health...
  • Foundation awards scholarships in memory of slain student

    Foundation awards scholarships in memory of slain student
    The second annual Dajae Coleman Achievement Award Ceremony on Sunday, May 3, recognized two Evanston Township High School freshmen for scholarship and service. The award is named for Dajae Coleman, an Evanston Township High School freshman honors...
  • Dunsin Fadojutimi, Alcedo Hodge Jr. win McCormick scholarships

    Dunsin Fadojutimi, Alcedo Hodge Jr. win McCormick scholarships
    Dunsin Fadojutimi of Eastern Tech spent a lot of time juggling her tough academic demands and family needs while still playing on the girls basketball team. Alcedo Hodge Jr. faced a similar story at the Maritime Industries Academy, but his balancing act...
  • O.C. firm Corinthian Colleges files for bankruptcy protection

     O.C. firm Corinthian Colleges files for bankruptcy protection
    Over two decades, Corinthian Colleges Inc. grew from a small collection of trade schools into a publicly traded powerhouse with more than 100 campuses and 110,000 students in 2010. On Monday, the Santa Ana company filed for bankruptcy, a week after...
  • Winning Bill Gates scholarship makes Shane Arceo's future even brighter

    Winning Bill Gates scholarship makes Shane Arceo's future even brighter
    NEWPORT NEWS — It was close to midnight, and Shane Arceo craved a glass of milk. Nothing new there — with two teenage boys in the house, the Arceos should consider keeping a cow in their backyard. But as Shane ambled toward the kitchen,...
  • Foundation marks 25 years supporting Jewish organizations

    Foundation marks 25 years supporting Jewish organizations
    This year marks the 25th anniversary that local lawyer Ira Leesfield founded the Leesfield Family Foundation. This foundation, based in Miami, is primarily supported through funding from the Leesfield Family with intermittent donations from other sources....
  • Chicago university runner up in video gaming tournament

    A Chicago university that offered the nation's first athletic scholarships for video gamers has fallen short of winning the North American college video gaming title. The Chicago Tribune reports (http://trib.in/1ERDVsR ) Robert Morris University came...
  • From Southland Prep to college

    From Southland Prep to college
    Educator Blondean Davis often reminds people she didn't wake up one morning and proclaim, "I want to open a high school!" But that's what happened. Her brainchild, Southland College Prep Charter High School, launched in 2010. The Richton Park school...
  • Robert Morris University falls short of North American video gaming title

     Robert Morris University falls short of North American video gaming title
    Robert Morris University fell just short of a North American college video gaming title Sunday, instead settling for runner-up less than a year after the university announced it was starting the nation's first athletic scholarship program for gamers....
  • Around Broadneck: A pair of Eagles are buds of a feather

    Around Broadneck: A pair of Eagles are buds of a feather
    Broadneck High School seniors Trevor Hawkins and Paul Hicks, both 18, have been friends since early grade school. Trevor has been in Scouting since he was in kindergarten. By fifth grade, he'd cajoled Paul to join, too. Both became members of Boy...