Florida's legislature is giving hope (literally) to parents of students who are bullied relentlessly in public schools. Florida lawmakers plan to use Hope Scholarships to pay for private school vouchers for vulnerable students to attend private schools. The scholarships will be paid for by redirecting $105 from car registration fees.
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Rap mogul Sean "Puffy" Combs just made it easier for Howard University students to pay off their student loans.
The 46-year-old college dropout presented a $1 million check to the school during his Bad Boy Reunion Concert Tour stop in Washington, D.C. on Thursday.
The lies and half-truths are stacking up against Dr. Ben Carson's hopes of becoming the next president. The retired brain surgeon now admits he lied about applying, being accepted, and receiving a full scholarship to West Point Military Academy.
West Point does not offer scholarships. The academy pays tuition and all costs for accepted students.
Members of the 'Black Lives Matter' movement were rocked by allegations that BLM leader Shuan King lied about his race.
King lied to TV Guru Oprah Winfrey, telling her his father was black. Oprah gave him a full scholarship to Morehouse College in Atlanta -- a scholarship that could have gone to a less fortunate black man.
“Oprah Winfrey paid my way through Morehouse,” King boasted in his Daily Kos diary in 2014. “The leadership scholarship that I received from her is why I have a college degree today.”
So far, Oprah has not commented on the growing scandal, but Morehouse College is distancing itself from him.
While the University of Connecticut men's basketball team takes on the University of Kentucky for the NCAA championship tonight, one UConn player wonders where his next meal will come from.
Shabazz Napier, point guard for UConn, told reporters he understands more than anyone why there is a need for a student athlete union on campus.
It's no secret that rap mogul Shawn "Jay Z" Carter's mother, Gloria Carter, is a butch lesbian. But until now it wasn't clear who Jay Z's other mother was. According to the blogs, Jay Z's mother is booed up with a sexy Latina named Dania Diaz. And just to make sure her kitty cat never strays, Ms. Carter, who runs Jay Z's Shawn Carter Foundation, gave the former NY school teacher a lofty position as Executor of the foundation's scholarship fund.