Tag: Education

Should Students Convicted of Pot Possession Lose Financial Aid?

A vote is expected today on a controversial amendment to the Student Aid and Fiscal Responsibility Act of 2009 introduced by Rep. Mark Souder (R-IN). The amendment seeks to strike out reform in the SAFRA that would allow students with drug possession convictions to receive financial aid for college, while barring only those convicted of…

Posted in Personal Liberty

Alumna Blues

According to CNN, a recent IT graduate of New York’s Monroe College is suing the institution for $72,000 – her entire tuition plus $2,000 – because, she claims, Monroe’s “Office of Career Advancement did not help me with a full-time job placement. I am also suing them because of the stress I have been going…

Posted in Jobs and the Economy