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First protected DREAMer is deported under Trump

19-04-2017

First protected DREAMer is deported under Trump

Federal agents ignored President Trump’s pledge to protect from deportation undocumented immigrants brought to the United States as children by sending a young man back to his native Mexico, the first such documented case, a USA TODAY examination of the new administration’s immigration policies shows. After spending an evening with his girlfriend in Calexico, Calif., on Feb. 17, Juan Manuel Montes, 23, who has lived in the U.S. since age 9, grabbed a bite and was waiting for...

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‘How I knocked $120,000 off our college tab’

17-04-2017

‘How I knocked $120,000 off our college tab’

With four children between the ages of 13 and 21, Richard Goldberg knew financing college would be a challenge. "Even though we started saving early, the cost of paying for all of this was daunting," he said. When his oldest daughter Hailey was accepted to a private liberal arts college in Pennsylvania – with a tuition tab of nearly $50,000 – he envisioned a lifetime of loans for him and his wife Laurie, as well as their...

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8 ways to avoid taking out more student loans than you need

13-04-2017

 8 ways to avoid taking out more student loans than you need

The average 2016 graduate left with $37,172 in student loan debt. But when it comes to loans, how much student debt is too much? HOW MUCH STUDENT DEBT IS TOO MUCH? While this answer is different for everyone, there are steps you can take to estimate your student loan limit and keep debt down. Before taking out student loans, consider these eight tips. 1. DON’T TAKE OUT MORE THAN YOUR ANNUAL STARTING SALARY Most advisors warn students against taking out more...

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New York approves free tuition. Here's 10 more states with cheap college costs

10-04-2017

New York approves free tuition. Here's 10 more states with cheap college costs

With New York poised to start offering a tuition-free college education for some students, public colleges may be worth a closer look. New York lawmakers approved the tuition initiative this weekend as part of the state budget. Under the plan — which New York Governor Andrew M. Cuomo proposed in January — the state will supplement aid for in-state residents whose families earn $125,000 or less, providing tuition-free education at all state public two- and four-year...

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Low-income students will able to use Pell grants to earn college credit if this bill passes

07-04-2017

Low-income students will able to use Pell grants to earn college credit if this bill passes

U.S. Senators Mark Warner, D-Va., and Rob Portman, R-Oh., introduced a bill Thursday that would allow low-income high school students to earn transferrable college credit using Pell Grant funds. The “Go To High School, Go To College Act” aims to reimburse early colleges for tuition and fees for qualifying high school students based on the number of college credits they earn, covering up to four semesters’ worth of credit, according to a press release on Portman’s website. ‪@MarkWarner Intro’d bill to expand...

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New Kids' Book Helps Parents Approach 'T…

24-04-2017

In the black community, “the talk” with your children isn’t just that of the birds and the bees ― it’s the one where you explain to them how their skin tone may one day make them a police target. ... Read more

Tad Cummins’ Sister Says He’s In Denial …

24-04-2017

Tad Cummins’ Sister Says He’s In Denial Over Kidnapping

The sister of Tad Cummins, the 50-year-old former teacher accused of abducting a 15-year-old girl in Tennessee, says her brother doesn’t believe he kidnapped the teen. “I asked him why ― why would he do this ― and the answer... Read more

America's Charter Schools Have A Commitm…

22-04-2017

America's Charter Schools Have A Commitment Problem

It happened again. This time in Milwaukee. Students at the Universal Academy for the College Bound Webster Campus returned to find themselves in a completely different school , because a charter management company had decided they’d rather move on than... Read more

Ann Coulter Rejects Rescheduling Offer F…

21-04-2017

Ann Coulter Rejects Rescheduling Offer From UC Berkeley

After threats of violence aimed at conservative pundit Ann Coulter’s planned speaking event rattled officials at the University of California, Berkeley, the university proposed to reschedule the date. Coulter has rejected the offer.... Read more

'13 Reasons Why' Promised To Raise Aware…

21-04-2017

'13 Reasons Why' Promised To Raise Awareness About Teen Mental Health. That Backfired.

The Netflix breakout show “ 13 Reasons Why ” has been praised for its binge-worthy, dramatic storytelling. But mental health experts warn that its thrilling narrative devices also make it problematic. The story, which is adapted from Jay Asher’s best-selling... Read more

AP source: Northwestern extending Fitzge…

24-04-2017

AP source: Northwestern extending Fitzgerald, Collins (Yahoo Sports)

Northwestern has agreed to a new contract with football coach Pat Fitzgerald that runs through the 2026 season, according to two people with direct knowledge of the deal. The people spoke on condition of anonymity Monday night because Northwestern... Read more

Harbaugh makes a wish as Michigan footba…

24-04-2017

Harbaugh makes a wish as Michigan football team tours Rome (Yahoo Sports)

The tradition of throwing coins into Trevi Fountain isn't meant for wishes. Jim Harbaugh made one anyway. Standing with his back to the fountain, which is customary in Rome's Trevi district, Harbaugh pulled three coins from his pocket... Read more

Facing his biggest rebuild yet, can John…

24-04-2017

Facing his biggest rebuild yet, can John Calipari keep Kentucky in title mix? (Yahoo Sports)

The Wildcats have a talented incoming class of recruits, but with a bare cupboard, Coach Cal is facing a steep uphill climb next season.... Read more

Facing his toughest rebuild yet, can Joh…

24-04-2017

Facing his toughest rebuild yet, can John Calipari keep Kentucky in title mix? (Yahoo Sports)

The Wildcats have a talented incoming class of recruits, but with a bare cupboard, Coach Cal is facing a steep uphill climb next season.... Read more

LSU coach Orgeron says QB Etling has min…

24-04-2017

LSU coach Orgeron says QB Etling has minor back procedure (Yahoo Sports)

LSU head coach Ed Orgeron says quarterback Danny Etling has undergone a minor back procedure. Orgeron says ''everything came out all right'' during Monday's procedure, which came two days after Etling played in LSU's annual spring game. Etling,... Read more

Ex-Spartan football player returning to …

24-04-2017

Ex-Spartan football player returning to Michigan in sex case (Yahoo Sports)

FORT WAYNE, Ind. (AP) -- Former Michigan State defensive end Auston Robertson has waived extradition and will be returned to Michigan from Indiana to face a third-degree criminal sexual conduct charge.2a9e554f20ff89299f09afb2cfb606ee... Read more

 

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