Education


 Qualyn Meade, 20, is a rising sophomore who says Cheyney University gave him a chance to thrive and succeed.
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Qualyn Meade, 20, is a rising sophomore who says Cheyney University gave him a chance to thrive and succeed.

Cheyney University faces enrollment, financial problems

The historically black college in the state system faces declining enrollment and weak finances. Its supporters see decades of underfunding.


More CCAC students need remedial classes

CCAC data for the high school class of 2014 showed 78 percent of students from throughout the county needed at least one remedial class..



 David King, left, and his attorney Matthew Heron at the Debt Doctors office on Penn Avenue on Thursday, July 16, 2015. Mr. King, of Leetsdale, has turned to Mr. Heron, a bankruptcy lawyer, to help him manage his student debt while supporting his family.

Student loan debtors using Chapter 13 bankruptcy to buy time on payments

Bankruptcy is an option, but often only a temporary fix for people facing large monthly bills.



 Woodland Hills High School

Woodland Hills recognized for discipline policies

The superintendent and members of the staff were chosen to participate in a day-long White House school discipline summit.


Nation


Joe Biden said to be taking new look at presidential run

Mr. Biden’s path would not be easy. Mrs. Clinton has enormous support among Democrats inspired by the idea of electing a woman as president.



Small pool of rich donors dominates election giving

The vast majority of the $388 million backing presidential candidates is being channeled to groups that can accept unlimited contributions.


 

World


New Afghan Taliban leader promises to continue insurgency

An audio message purportedly from Mullah Akhtar Mohammad Mansoor came as cracks in the Taliban’s previously united front widened.



India, Bangladesh swap border enclaves, settle old dispute

About 50,000 people will finally get a chance to decide which country they wish to be citizens of.


 
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Breakfast Sausage: 5 stories to read today

Republican U.S. presidential candidate Ohio Governor John Kasich formally announces his campaign for the 2016 Republican


Breakfast sausage: 5 stories to read today

1) He'll avoid the stigma of having to sit at the kids' table for the first Republican presidential debate next week, but Rand