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  • Bright Futures cuts prompt call for more tuition aid

    Bright Futures cuts prompt call for more tuition aid
    Florida should spend $45 million next year on college financial aid to make up for deep cuts to its popular Bright Futures scholarship program, university officials say, or many disadvantaged students might be shut out of a higher education. The number...
  • Student loan debt is not just a young person's problem

    Think long and hard before taking on debt to pay for your child's college education. Those loans could come back to haunt you in your retirement years. A look at new data from two reports suggests that many aging baby boomer parents are having trouble...
  • Education briefs

    National merit semifinalists Ten students from five county public high schools have been selected as semifinalists in the 2015 National Merit Scholarship competition. Severna Park High led the list with five students: Beatrice Chaudoin, Tec Lee,...
  • More than 100 local students earn National Merit honors

    More than 100 local students earn National Merit honors
    More than 100 Central Florida students have been tapped as semi-finalists in the National Merit Scholarship Program. These high school seniors, at public and private high schools, were the highest-scoring on the PSAT, the preliminary version of the SAT...
  • High school students advance as semifinalists in National Merit Scholarship Program

    Parkland High School students were chosen as the semifinalists for the 2015 National Merit Scholarship Program. The follow students have the opportunity to continue in the competition, according to a school district press release: Saagar Asnani...
  • Feds sue Corinthian Colleges, alleging predatory lending

    The U.S. Consumer Financial Protection Bureau sued Corinthian Colleges Inc. on Tuesday, alleging that the ailing Orange County for-profit college operator deceived tens of thousands of students and operated an "illegal predatory lending scheme." The...
  • NCAA antitrust ruling barely chips at college sports dysfunction

    NCAA antitrust ruling barely chips at college sports dysfunction
    On Sept. 4, 2010, at Michigan Stadium in Ann Arbor, I was part of what the public address announcer proudly told us was the largest crowd ever to watch a football game anywhere in the world, college or pro. There were 113,090 that day filling the...
  • Charlie Crist unveils jobs 'plan' aimed at appealing to middle class

    Charlie Crist unveils jobs 'plan' aimed at appealing to middle class
    Democratic candidate for governor Charlie Crist rolled out his “Fair Shot Florida” plan for “middle class jobs and opportunity” on Tuesday – much of which consists of issues he’s talked about before. Crist said he...
  • Loan access hikes demand, then tuition: My Word

    Debt is the new four-letter word many college students — and their parents — avoid discussing. Student-loan debt has now topped $1 trillion and has surpassed credit-card debt. This adversely affects not only students but everyone in our...
  • Club offers music classes, concerts and scholarships

    More than 60 years ago, a group of Hollywood residents and musicians organized to give back to the community. The Music Club of Hollywood was born, and to this day, it continues to help educate and make music available to a variety of audiences. "We...
  • Hollywood chamber event benefits scholarship fund

    Grapes for Grades, which benefits the Hollywood Florida Scholarship Foundation, is back for its 12th year on Sept. 19. The event, presented by the Greater Hollywood Chamber of Commerce, includes wine tasting, food from local restaurants, live music, a...