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  • North Carolina court releases money in halted school voucher program

    WINSTON-SALEM N.C. (Reuters) - About 1,900 North Carolina students will be allowed to receive public money to attend private schools despite a finding by a judge that the scholarship program is unconstitutional, the state's Court of Appeals ruled on...
  • States collaborate to keep track of students

    For years, Washington state has collected data on students from prekindergarten through college, and then workforce statistics to better understand how students move from school to college and jobs. One recent study of dropouts, for example, revealed...
  • Several National Merit Scholarship Semifinalists In West Hartford

    Several National Merit Scholarship Semifinalists In West Hartford
    Students at area high schools are in the running for national merit scholarships, which will be awarded this spring. WEST HARTFORD — Students at Farmington Valley high schools are in the running for national merit scholarships, which will be...
  • UCF joins with other universities to help low-income students graduate

    UCF joins with other universities to help low-income students graduate
    The University of Central Florida and major universities from 10 other states have joined to help students from low-income families earn college degrees, hoping that by sharing ideas all the institutions will see graduation rates rise. UCF President...
  • 73,000 state university students awarded Middle Class Scholarship funds

    73,000 state university students awarded Middle Class Scholarship funds
    Despite concerns that California's new Middle Class Scholarship program awards would have to be reduced because of high demand, officials said Monday that there was plenty of money to fully fund all the eligible applicants. Nearly 73,000 state...
  • Graduation day and $300,000 in debt

    MINNEAPOLIS Ashley Hall remembers clicking "yes" on the loan application and, inexplicably, laughing. Maybe it's because the number seemed so surreal. Or because no one else in her family had done this before. But there she was, borrowing nearly $75,000....
  • U.S. consumer watchdog accuses Corinthian Colleges of predatory loans

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. consumer finance watchdog on Tuesday sued Corinthian Colleges for alleged predatory lending, saying that the for-profit institute lured students into taking out private student loans by touting "bogus" job prospects and...
  • 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...
  • Today is the big day!

    Today is the big day!
    If you're helping the Eagles open the PPL Center Friday night, here's everything you need to know to stay in the fast lane ... Farewell, Taminco! The Lehigh Valley is about to lose its third-biggest publicly-traded company through a $2.8 billion...
  • Student Loan Interest Already Deductible

    Gov. Dannel P. Malloy recently proposed a tax break for people who pay student loan interest [Sept. 10, Page 1, "Help With College Costs: Tax Breaks, Refinancing"]. If he or his advisers had studied Connecticut tax forms, they would see that this tax...