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Broad Foundation Awards Nearly $20 Million to Nonprofits to Enable Blended Learning
The Eli and Edythe Broad Foundation donated $20 million to nonprofit organizations to assist educators, students and parents with blended learning at school and at home across the country. The...more



Tech Job Training Program Gets $47,000 Housing and Economic Development Grant
The E-Team Machinist Job Training program gets a $47,000 grant from the Department of Housing and Economic Development, enabling the staff to finish the class. The E-Team program is a free...more

NURSE Corps Scholarship Program Deadline Extended
The NURSE Corps Scholarship Program (formerly Nursing Scholarship Program) will offer scholarships to nursing students in exchange for a minimum 2-year full-time service commitment (or part-time), at...more

Michelle Obama Leads ReachHigher Initiative
First Lady Michelle Obama speaks to students at the University of Texas at San Antonio during the city's fourth-annual College Signing Day. During her stay in Texas, the First Lady will...more

Rural Collaborative Opportunities for Occupational Learning in Health Scrubs Academy
The University of North Dakota Center for Rural Health is sponsoring the Rural Collaborative Opportunities for Occupational Learning in Health (R-COOL-Health) Scrubs Academy, which provides a...more

Federal Sequestration Delays Financial-Aid Payments to a Thousand D.C. Graduates
The culmination of the federal budget crisis on Capitol Hill made District officials halt financial-aid payments for more than 1,300 D.C. high school graduates who are pursuing college. The D.C....more

Head Start Classes to Have Fewer Children Due to Sequestration
Local Head Start programs across the country will seem to have fewer students due to the federal budget cuts. Some Head Start programs, due to sequestration cuts that took effect earlier this...more

Council for Affordable and Rural Housing Scholarship Program
The Council for Affordable and Rural Housing (CARH) is looking for eligible applicants for them to apply for scholarship, which will be $1,000 per semester for educational expenses, with four years...more

NYU-Poly Teams Up With HEAF to Provide STEM for Middle-School Students
NYU Poly's Center for K12 STEM Education hooks up with leading NYC education nonprofit HEAF to offer STEM education to underserved middle and high school students in the city. As the demand for...more

Early Learning Is Important, According to New Studies
According to researchers, early mental and intellectual stimulation is crucial for ensuing learning later in life. The Society for Research in Child Development (SRCD) will host a symposium that...more




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