Why your financial aid may plummet after freshman year

Business 05/16/19, 09:47

Grants and scholarships are the best ways to pay for college because you don't have to repay them. But if you chose a college because it offered you the most free money, your final bill may end up bigger than you thought.More than 72% of college students ages 18 and ...

Missouri governor pushes for vote on GM tax break bill

Business 05/14/19, 15:16

Missouri Gov. Mike Parson pushed Tuesday for an up-or-down vote on a package of new business tax breaks and scholarships as a group of fellow Republicans blocked all work in the state Senate because of opposition to parts of the bill.Members of the Senate's Conservative Caucus began filibustering around 2:30 ...

Following teacher ‘sickout,’ Kentucky administrators protest

U.S. 03/04/19, 18:23

Kentucky's school superintendents held a media blitz Monday to oppose a bill in the state legislature that they say will strip millions of dollars from public education and could trigger another classroom walkout by anxious teachers.House bill 205 would grant tax credits to people who donate to scholarship funds for ...

DeVos to pitch federal tax credit for ‘educational freedom’

Business 02/28/19, 10:07

The Trump administration is proposing a federal tax credit for donations made to groups offering scholarships for private schools, apprenticeships or other educational programs. Education Secretary Betsy DeVos is unveiling the plan Thursday, while legislation is being proposed by Republicans in the House and Senate. The proposal, called the Education Freedom Scholarships ...

Red Bulls help surprise high school player with scholarship

Soccer 11/28/18, 03:32

High school junior and soccer player Giovanni Calderon thought he was just going to an interview for a scholarship application. Instead he got a visit from New York Red Bulls defender Aurelien Collin.Collin presented Calderon with a $5,000 college scholarship, tickets to the second leg of the Red Bulls' Eastern ...

Rhodes scholar class features plenty of women, immigrants

U.S. 11/18/18, 16:36

The latest crop of U.S. Rhodes scholars has more women than any other single class, and almost half of this year's recipients of the prestigious scholarship to Oxford University in England are either immigrants or first-generation Americans, the Rhodes Trust announced Sunday.Among the 32 winners is Harvard University senior Jin ...

Having ‘The Talk’ about college costs with your teen

U.S. 11/15/18, 10:06

A four-year journey to decide where to go to college ended for Sofie Adams when a college recruiter approached her after a softball game and asked, "Do you want to study abroad?""No one else had asked me that, and yes — I really do want to get overseas," says Adams, ...

Florence-Darlington Tech students earn scholarships

Tech 10/10/18, 04:13

FLORENCE, S.C. -- The Florence-Darlington Technical College Educational Foundation recently presented scholarship certificates to 10 high school students enrolled in the new HVAC Engineering & Technology Academy.The new dual enrollment program is designed for high school students, and it was founded through a partnership with Florence-based companies, Johnstone Supply and ...

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