Education, General/Other News
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Leigh Library earned a helping hand from nearly 30 volunteers to keep one paid librarian at any one time in the Grade II listed building.
The Southend Council hopes to begin training volunteers by...more
James Smith, president of the Economic Growth Connection of Westmoreland, wants workforce developers to work with school districts to furnish employees with the skills to meet the growing demands of...more
A new study from the University of Georgia shows that middle school students who are into dating are more prone to dropping out and experimenting with alcohol and illegal substances.
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
Pellissippi State Community College student, Stephanie Davis, 28, has created a special scholarship targeting homeless students.
Her inspiration for creating the scholarship came from writing an...more
The US Department of Health and Human Services estimated 57,265 children were cut from Head Start services due to sequestration.
Head Start and Early Head Start programs provide preschool for...more
The Mississippi Rural Physicians Scholarship Program is providing a $30,000 scholarship to rural medical students in Mississippi who wish to practice in underserved rural areas of Mississippi upon...more
A new study by IIASA researchers and colleagues at the Wittgenstein Centre for Demography and Global Human Capital finds that improvements in education levels worldwide have been key drivers of...more
Problems and challenges homeless children face at school is far more complex. The Ark Preschool, a program of Episcopal Community Services of Maryland, works with families in Baltimore City offering...more