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  • Unequal opportunity for low-income undergrads at area colleges

    Unequal opportunity for low-income undergrads at area colleges
    Deidgre Green, the 2011 valedictorian of Martin Luther King High School in Philadelphia, would have been a strong applicant to just about any college. But she applied to just a few, and they were mostly state schools because they were less expensive...
  • U.S. targets for-profit colleges that saddle students with high debt

    U.S. targets for-profit colleges that saddle students with high debt
    The Obama administration is stepping up regulation of for-profit career colleges, announcing rules that could cut off federal funding to institutions that leave students with massive debts they can't repay. The U.S. Department of Education's effort,...
  • Educators, business leaders launch partnership

    Glendale Community College on Wednesday hosted the launch of a new partnership between businesses in the Verdugo region and educators in the Burbank and Glendale school districts, the college and Cal State Northridge to build pathways for students...
  • Tuition inflation: a 21st Century crisis

    To the editor: The escalating cost of education is the crisis of the 21st century. While Germany has tuition-free universities, our government is digging a bigger hole for current and future generations to climb out of while reaping profits from student...
  • Obama administration rules target for-profit colleges

    Obama administration rules target for-profit colleges
    The Obama administration on Thursday will publish new regulations intended to target for-profit career colleges that leave students with debts they cannot repay. The U.S. Department of Education rules will sanction schools with students who carry too...
  • Plantation High School student recipient of scholarship money from Sun Life Rising Star Awards program

    The Miami Dolphins organization surprised students with college scholarships at a special ceremony as part of the Sun Life Rising Star Awards program. Plantation High School student Kyandra Dorestin received five thousand dollars toward a college...
  • Community: Club luncheon to benefit students

    The annual Patrons Club Scholarship Fashion Show/Luncheon, which benefits students in need, will be held on Nov. 7 at the Castaway restaurant in Burbank. Presenting the event will be the Patrons Club of Glendale Community College and the Glendale College...
  • Northfield native wins $50K National Geographic prize

    Northfield native wins $50K National Geographic prize
    Northfield native Charles Engelman said he is still in shock after he was selected as the winner in a national contest sponsored by National Geographic, in which he will receive a $50,000 grant to launch his "dream expedition." "To be completely honest,...
  • Group aims higher on education: Front & Center

    In a time of challenge for higher education, more than 1,250 public-university leaders from across America are coming to Orlando next week for the annual meeting of the Association of Public and Land-grant Universities. Representing 237 research...
  • Pac-12 presidents announce broad-based reforms for athletes

    Pac-12 presidents announce broad-based reforms for athletes
    Pac-12 Conference presidents on Monday started delivery on a series of promises by announcing sweeping reforms for athletes. The moves are part of a campaign by the Power 5 conferences to improve conditions for athletes before more drastic changes are...
  • LSSC Distinguished Alumni and Hall of Fame named

    Lake-Sumter State College held its third annual Distinguished Alumni and LSSC Hall of Fame Awards Oct. 9 at Mission Inn Resort & Club in Howey-in-the-Hills. Alumni, community members, faculty and staff who have achieved prominence in their careers and...