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Back to school—and deeper into debt: Part 1

This is a three part series. Read part two and part three for complete coverage. Rising student loan debt isn’t the only education story to watch as a new school

Reporting on school lunch debt

A third grader in California recently made headlines for paying off his fellow classmates’ lunch debt of almost $76 with his allowance. While on the surface, this story may seen

Finding business stories in libraries

As communities evolve, so do the libraries that serve those communities. Here’s a look at library-related business angles to consider. Library funding The current administration has not been friendly to public arts

Do your readers know about National 529 Day?

Do your readers know about National 529 College Savings Plan Day? If so, they could win benefits and special incentives ranging from $529 to $5,529 if they open or contribute

Check out these numbers on student debt

The debt clock starts ticking this month for college graduates, who are leaving campus with a bachelor’s degree in one hand—and a hefty loan averaging $37,712 in the other. Student

3 story angles for graduation season

As high school and college students across the country don cap and gown and prepare for graduation, now’s a good time to plan your money coverage related to education topics

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Back-to-school shopping: Three business story angles

Students are heading back to school within the next month, and local business story angles abound. Here’s are several options to consider. Tax-free weekends and other incentives As consumer confidence improves, the

The business of prom season

As prom season approaches and teens across the country primp for a night on the town, businesses such as hair and nail salons, makeup artists, tailors, restaurants, photographers and florists vie

Three databases: Local learning trends

Newsworthy headlines about schools often report on the quality of a state’s education, or the status of funding that public schools are receiving from the government. However, trends local education also

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