- While it is summer time now, plenty of students are gearing up for college. That preparation may mean looking for scholarships to help pay for their education. But beware: scholarships are a new target for scammers.
- A survey by the Department of Education suggests it may matter less whether your alma mater is public or private than what you study - math and science in particular earning recent graduates the most money.
- Funds to pay for these projects will come from various fees, receipts, grants and fund raising income and not from tuition or taxpayer monies appropriated by the General Assembly.
- North Carolina legislative leaders are considering locating extra money so all children who applied and qualify for taxpayer money for tuition at private or religious schools can receive it.